Title: 1951 Flood

Description: Aerial view of flooded area looking east across Fairfax District. View includes the Kansas City, Kansas, Water and Light plant and tanks of the Phillips Petroleum Company Refinery.

Photo Label Text: Aerial view of the Fairfax District looking east. The Kansas City, Kansas, Water & Light plant appears in center foreground with the Missouri River running to the left of this installation. Our Fairfax Terminal tanks and Lube Plant are located in center foreground with the International Harvester Company east of these tanks. The flood water reached a depth of 3 feet on our property. The Missouri River is shown as it turns right in the upper center of this picture. The Phillips Petroleum Company Refinery tanks appear in upper right center.

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 16

Local Subject: 1951 Flood; Fairfax Industrial District; Aerials

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10010498

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

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