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Aerial view looking southwest along Southwest Boulevard at 31st Street. Shows Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire.
Aerial view looking east along Southwest Boulevard at 31st Street. Shows Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire. Upper center shows Union Station and the Pershing Road Post Office.
Aerial view looking east along Southwest Boulevard at 31st Street. Shows Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire. Shows downtown Kansas City in the distance.
Aerial view of 1951 flood looking east at Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire. Located on Southwest Boulevard near 31st.
Aerial view of 1951 flood looking north across Phillips Petroleum tanks aflame; located on Southwest Boulevard near 31st Street.
Aerial view of 1951 flood scene looking down upon Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire; located on Southwest Boulevard near 31st Street. Schutte Lumber Company, Sweet Lumber Company and Thompson-Hayward Chemical...
View of debris at 31st and Southwest Boulevard in the aftermath of the Phillips Petroleum tank fires associated with the 1951 flood.
Aerial view of debris at 31st and Southwest Boulevard in the aftermath of the Phillips Petroleum tank fires associated with the 1951 Flood.
1951 Flood Damage
Flood damage along Southwest Boulevard at 25th Street looking southwest. R. L. Faubion Company in view, an air placement equipment company.
1951 Flooding on Southwest Boulevard
Cars moving down Southwest Boulevard at Roanoke looking northeast. Flood damage evident along road.
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...
Adios amigo...Are affluent newcomers putting the squeeze on old West side residents?
March 18-24, 2004
Article discusses the perception by some that "gentrification" is squeezing out the Hispanic and lower income population on Kansas City's west side.
Aerial View of Kansas City
Southwest along Southwest Boulevard near 7th Street Trafficway.
Looking south along Baltimore from Southwest Boulevard.
California Taqueria Restaurant
Exterior view of the California Taqueria Restaurant located at 700 Southwest Boulevard or at Southwest Boulevard and Jefferson.
Creating a Bi-State Landmark
Author discusses the need for an "iconic state line landmark" that "embraces the metropolis' bistate history" and ties the region together. He suggests Southwest Boulevard as a possibility for this and...
Downtown Kansas City
Looking northeast, near Broadway and Southwest Boulevard.
Exploding Tank Blasts an Inferno across Southwest Boulevard
Gas and oil fire and explosions at 31st and Southwest Boulevards, causing six deaths including five firemen and about 100 injuries, with photos.
History of Kansas City, Missouri
Biographical sketch of William Little, a "house and sign painter" born in Ohio in 1844 and serving the Union in the Civil War before coming to Kansas City in 1866, then becoming a real estate developer...
Kansas City Area Pushes Postflood Clean-Up
Map highlighting industrial areas recovering from flood and fire damage with descriptions of companies affected.
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