Title: 1951 Flood

Description: Aerial view of 1951 flood looking east at Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire. Located on Southwest Boulevard near 31st.

Photo Label Text: An aerial view of the fire and flood scene looking southeast. Our city warehouse is shown just to the right of the smoke. Phillips Petroleum Company property lies behind this smoke. Southern Oil Company fuel tanks are shown in left center immediately behind the building identified as the Shawnee Club. The tanks appearing in center are owned by the Conoco Oil Company. The tanks in the right hand corner are owned by the Kansas City Fuel Oil Company.

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 26

Local Subject: Southwest Boulevard; 31st Street; Fires; Phillips Petroleum Company

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10010508

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

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