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