Title: 1951 Flood

Description: Aerial view looking east along Southwest Boulevard at 31st Street. Shows Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire. Shows downtown Kansas City in the distance.

Photo Label Text: A view of the fire and flood looking east toward downtown Kansas City. Southwest Boulevard may be identified by the power line and telephone poles paralleling the Boulevard. Our city warehouse may be identified in the lower right hand corner with flames visable to the left of Socony tanks. These flames are on Phillips Petroleum Company property and the fire has spread from that point to smaller businesses and manufacturing plants along Southwest Boulevard. The Missouri River is shown in upper portion of the picture flowing from left to right.

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 25

Local Subject: Southwest Boulevard; 31st Street; Fires

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10010507

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

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