Title: 1951 Flood

Description: Aerial view of flooded area looking southeast across the Fairax District. Downtown skyline, Municipal Airport, General Motors assembly plant, and Phillips Refinery in view.

Photo Label Text: An aerial view of the Fairfax District looking southeast toward Kansas City, Missouri. The Missouri River appears in the foreground as does the Buick Oldsmobile Pontiac Plant. The Phillips Petroleum Company refinery is shown in center. In right center can be seen the mouth of the Kaw River as it empties into the Missouri River which flows east.

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 18

Local Subject: Kansas City, Missouri--Skyline Views; General Motors; Phillips Petroleum Company; 1951 Flood; Fairfax Industrial District; Aerials

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10010500

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

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