Title: 1951 Flood

Description: Aerial view of flooded area looking west across Fairfax Industrial District. Included in view are the Sunshine Biscuit plant, International Harvester Company building, Socony-Vacuum Terminal, and Kansas City, Kansas, water and light plant.

Photo Label Text: An aerial view of the Fairfax District looking west. White Eagle Road is identified by the telephone and power line poles running west in the left center of the picture. The buildings on the left of White Eagle Road include the recently completed Sunshine Biscuit Plant and on the right the large International Harvester Company Building erected a few months before the flood. Socony-Vacuum Terminal tanks and Lube Plant are shown in upper center, with the Kansas City, Kansas, Water and Light Plant appearing west of the tanks. The Missouri River is shown in upper right hand corner with Kansas City, Kansas, appearing in upper left hand corner.

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 21

Local Subject: Fairfax Industrial District; Aerials; Sunshine Biscuit Company Building; Socony-Vacuum Company

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10010503

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

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