Title: 1951 Flood

Description: Aerial view looking east along Southwest Boulevard at 31st Street. Shows Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire. Upper center shows Union Station and the Pershing Road Post Office.

Photo Label Text: A view of the flood and fire looking east on Southwest Boulevard. Our city bulk plant may be identified in the lower right hand corner with the fire just spreading into a small oil warehouse located on the north of our yard. Flames immediately to the left of our tanks are on the Phillips Petroleum Company city warehouse property. The flames have spread to Southwest Boulevard as paralleled by telephone wires, and several small plants are on fire along Southwest Boulevard.

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 24

Local Subject: Southwest Boulevard; 31st Street; Fires

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10010506

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

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