Title: 1951 Flood

Description: Aerial view of flooded area in the West Bottoms, looking southwest from near the top of the 12th Street Viaduct; shows stockyards, Livestock Exchange building, Kansas River, etc.

Photo Label Text: An aerial view of the West Bottoms looking southwest. The 12th Street Bridge is in the center foreground with the Kansas City livestock yards in left center. The Kaw River is shown just above the livestock yards and Swift and Company is shown in left center. In the background appear the Argentine and Armourdale Areas.

Date: 1951

Photographer: Unknown

Item Type: Photograph, b/w, 11" x 14"

Collection: 1951 Flood Photographs (P15)
See finding aid: http://localhistory.kclibrary.org/u?/Local,36847

Location: P15, Box 1, Photograph Number 13

Local Subject: West Bottoms; Stockyards; Aerials

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10010495

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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