Title: 1951 Flood

Description: Aerial view of flooded area looking east across the Fairfax Industrial District. View includes the Socony-Vacuum Terminal and Lube plant, General Motors assembly plant, International Harvester, and portions of the Fairfax Airport.

Photo Label Text: Aerial view of the Fairfax Industrial Area looking east. The Socony-Vacuum Terminal and Lube Plant is shown in the lower left hand corner. The telephone and power line poles appearing in the center of this picture parallel White Eagle Road which runs to the east. The building in the center is the International Harvester, and the Buick, Oldsmobile, Pontiac Plant appears in the upper left hand corner with the Missouri River in the background as it turns to the right going south toward the mouth of the Kaw. The expanse of water in the upper center is the Fairfax Airport with two hangars shown in upper right hand corner. The area behind the Missouri River is North Kansas City.

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 19

Local Subject: Fairfax Industrial District; Aerials; Socony-Vacuum Company; General Motors; Fairfax Airport

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10010501

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

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