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1. 12th Street Viaduct and West Bottoms 12th Street Viaduct and West Bottoms 1951 View facing east along 12th Street Viaduct from the West Bottoms in the aftermath of the 1951 Flood.

2. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of 1951 flood looking east from near the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas River - shows downtown skyline and flooded West Bottoms area. Intercity Viaduct is on left and the Kansas or Kaw...

3. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers and the Intercity Viaduct. Shows broken dike.

4. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 View of unidentified men in flatboat near the foot of the 12th Street Viaduct at 12th and Liberty.

5. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 View of the flooded Columbian Steel Tank Company; located at 12th and Liberty in the West Bottoms.

6. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 View of debris from the flood in the windows of the Gustin-Bacon Building; located at 12th and Liberty.

7. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 View of washed-up trucks, cars, and other debris near the docks of the Union Pacific Freight Depot; located on 12th between Liberty and Wyoming.

8. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flood looking west from Santa Fe between 8th and 12th. Shows Kansas River.

9. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flood looking southwest to the West Bottoms from near West Terrace Park. Includes view of track going into the 8th Street Tunnel.

10. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flood looking west across the West Bottoms from near the foot of the 12th Street Viaduct. Stockyards in view. Businesses in view include Stowe Hardware and Supply Company, Continental Electric...

11. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Looking south along Liberty from the foot of the 12th Street Viaduct; shows debris and dead livestock, result of the flood.

12. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flooded area in the West Bottoms looking northeast from near 9th and Wyoming; shows 8th Street Tunnel entrance and downtown Kansas City.

13. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flooded area in the West Bottoms, looking southwest from near the top of the 12th Street Viaduct; shows stockyards, Livestock Exchange building, Kansas River, etc.

14. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flooded area, looking north of bridges spanning Kansas River and the stockyards.

15. 1951 Flood Damaged Area 1951 Flood Damaged Area 1951 View of Kansas City stockyards and railroad lines showing damage from the 1951 flood.

16. 1951 Flooded Areas 1951 Flooded Areas 1951 Aerial view of railroad yards, Kansas City stockyards, and West Bottoms buildings in the aftermath of the 1951 flood.

17. Flood Damaged Area Flood Damaged Area 1951 Overhead view of an area in the West Bottoms showing damage from the 1951 Flood; visible are buildings owned by the Rudy-Patrick Seed Co., Crooks Terminal Warehouse Co., Kansas City Terminal Warehouse...

18. Flood Damaged Area Flood Damaged Area 1951 Overhead view of an area in the West Bottoms showing damage from the 19151 Flood; visible are railroad tracks and buildings owned by the Rudy-Patrick Seed Co., Crooks Terminal Warehouse Co., the Peppard...

19. Flood Damaged Area Flood Damaged Area 1951 Ground-level view of damage caused by the 1951 Flood in the West Bottoms; shows a portion of the Rudy-Patrick Seed Co. building and Kansas City Southern Freight House.

20. Flood Damaged Area Flood Damaged Area 1951 View of two men in a rowboat navigating over water-covered roads in the West Bottoms during the aftermath of the 1951 Flood.