Title: 1951 Flood

Description: Aerial view of 1951 flood looking north across Phillips Petroleum tanks aflame; located on Southwest Boulevard near 31st Street.

Photo Label Text: Aerial view of the fire and flood looking northeast. The Missouri River is shown in upper left hand corner as it flows south, then turning east. The mouth of the Kaw is at the point where the Missouri River turns east with downtown Kansas City shown in upper right hand corner. The flames in the lower center are on Phillips Petroleum Company property adjacent to our city warehouse.

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 27

Local Subject: 1951 Flood; Southwest Boulevard; 31st Street; Fires

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10010509

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

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