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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 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...

4. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flooded area looking east across Fairfax District. View includes the Kansas City, Kansas, Water and Light plant and tanks of the Phillips Petroleum Company Refinery.

5. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flooded area looking southeast across the Fairax District. Downtown skyline, Municipal Airport, General Motors assembly plant, and Phillips Refinery in view.

6. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flooded area looking east across the Fairfax Industrial District.

7. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flooded area looking west across Fairfax District. The Owens-Corning Fiberglass plant is in view.

8. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of 1951 flood looking north across Phillips Petroleum tanks aflame; located on Southwest Boulevard near 31st Street.

9. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 View of debris at 31st and Southwest Boulevard in the aftermath of the Phillips Petroleum tank fires associated with the 1951 flood.

10. 1951 Flood Damaged Area 1951 Flood Damaged Area 1951 View of Kansas City stockyards and railroad lines showing damage from the 1951 flood.

11. 1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid 1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid 1951 The collection of 30 black and white photographs include aerial views as well as ground shots of streets, rubble, river bottoms, etc., during the 1951 flood in Kansas City. It also contains views of the...

12. 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.

13. ASB Bridge and City Market Area ASB Bridge and City Market Area 1951 View facing south along the side of the ASB Bridge; shows Missouri River, City Market area and part of the Downtown skyline in the aftermath of the 1951 Flood.

14. Building Damaged by Flood Building Damaged by Flood 1951 View of building showing damage from 1951 Flood, exact location unknown.

15. Cars Damaged by Flood Cars Damaged by Flood 1951 Close-up view of cars damaged by water and mud from the 1951 Flood.

16. City Market Area and Kansas City Skyline City Market Area and Kansas City Skyline 1951 View across the Missouri River of the City Market area from the north side of the ASB Bridge during high waters from the 1951 Flood.

17. Fire and Flood Damage Fire and Flood Damage 1951 Aerial view of water and fire damage associated with the 1951 Flood at an unidentified location; shows Thompson-Hayward Chemical Co. building in lower right corner.

18. Fire Station #15 Fire Station #15 1951 View of Fire Station #15, showing damage from the 1951 Flood.

19. Flood and Fire Damaged Area Flood and Fire Damaged Area 1951 View of men and machinery assisting in recovery effort after the 1951 Flood. An attached typewritten caption read: "Gin-pole and winch used in moving heavy steel tank destroyed in flooded fire area."

20. Flood and Fire Damaged Area Flood and Fire Damaged Area 1951 View of Red's Tire Shop, showing extensive damage from the 1951 Flood and subsequent fires.