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1. 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...

2. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flood looking west from Santa Fe between 8th and 12th. Shows Kansas River.

3. 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.

4. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flooded area, looking north of bridges spanning Kansas River and the stockyards.

5. 20 Years Later, We Dread the Next Flood 20 Years Later, We Dread the Next Flood June 9, 2013 Article focuses upon remembrance of the flood that impacted the Kansas City area during the summer of 1993. Business and property owners in the affected areas are interviewed and discuss both their recollections...

6. Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City and West Bottoms Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City and West Bottoms Aerial view of downtown Kansas City, the West Bottoms, and the confluence of the Kansas River with the Missouri River looking northwest.

7. Aerial View of Kansas City Aerial View of Kansas City 1955 Looking north along Kansas River, showing where it joins with Missouri River. Also shows Kansas City Stockyards.

8. Flood Scene Flood Scene 1903 Distant view looking north of mouth of Kansas River and northwest corner of West Bottoms.

9. Flood Scene Flood Scene 1903 Distant view looking north of mouth of Kansas River and northwest corner of West Bottoms.

10. Flooded Area Flooded Area 1951 Aerial view of the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers in the aftermath of the 1951 Flood; shows Municipal Airport and Swift packing facilities.

11. Flooded Area Flooded Area 1951 Aerial view of submerged West Bottoms area in the aftermath of the 1951 Flood.

12. How Districts Get Names How Districts Get Names January 4, 1925 Article about the origins of area place names like Toad-a-Loop, Tour-de-Loup, and Sni-a-Bar, all supposed to be of French origin etymologically. "One of the troublesome place names in Kansas City is that...

13. Old Homes Remaining on Quality Hill Soon to Be Demolished Old Homes Remaining on Quality Hill Soon to Be Demolished October//1962 Article describing the Fisher brothers' sawmill "'at the foot of Fifth street, West Bottoms,'" built in 1866 in Kansas City, with a significant role in the early construction industry of the city, putting...

14. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p046 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p046 1909-1938 A portion of Kansas City from W. 17th Street south to W. 19th Street and from the State Line east to Liberty Street, showing buildings, streets, railroads, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page...

15. Stockyards and West Bottoms Stockyards and West Bottoms ca. 1930 Aerial view looking north showing West Bottoms and stockyard area. Kansas River and bridges in view. Missouri River in distance on top and 12th Street Viaduct visible.

16. Stockyards, Kansas City Stockyards, Kansas City 1907-10 Panoramic view of the Kansas City Stockyards and West Bottoms area. Caption on photograph reads, "Kansas City, Mo. Stock Yards, 500 Ft. above 19th & Genesee Street, Oct. 1907, From Lawrence Captive Airship."...

17. The Kansas City Live Stock Exchange and Yards--The Largest Stockyards Plant in the World outside Chicago The Kansas City Live Stock Exchange and Yards--The Largest Stockyards Plant in the World outside Chicago June//1903 Photos of the Stockyards and West Bottoms, showing the cattle pens, Live Stock Exchange Building, rail yards, the Kansas River, smoke-producing factories, etc.

18. Up the River Up the River November 3-9, 2005 Article profiling the Kansas City Rowing Club. In late 2005, the club had 51 members who trained regularly on the Kansas River and competed in races across the Midwest.

19. West Bottoms West Bottoms 1999 View of West Bottoms showing remains of fire/explosion of July 1998, confluence of Kansas and Missouri Rivers, and remains of Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company. Fairfax Industrial District visible in background....

20. West Bottoms and Kansas River West Bottoms and Kansas River 1950 Aerial view of west side of West Bottoms near Genesee and the Kansas River.