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1. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view looking southwest along Southwest Boulevard at 31st Street. Shows Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire.

2. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 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.

3. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view looking east along Southwest Boulevard at 31st Street. Shows Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire. Shows downtown Kansas City in the distance.

4. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of 1951 flood looking east at Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire. Located on Southwest Boulevard near 31st.

5. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of 1951 flood looking north across Phillips Petroleum tanks aflame; located on Southwest Boulevard near 31st Street.

6. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 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...

7. 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.

8. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of debris at 31st and Southwest Boulevard in the aftermath of the Phillips Petroleum tank fires associated with the 1951 Flood.

9. 1951 Flood Damage 1951 Flood Damage 1951 Flood damage along Southwest Boulevard at 25th Street looking southwest. R. L. Faubion Company in view, an air placement equipment company.

10. 1951 Flooding on Southwest Boulevard 1951 Flooding on Southwest Boulevard 1951 Cars moving down Southwest Boulevard at Roanoke looking northeast. Flood damage evident along road.

11. 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...

12. Adios amigo...Are affluent newcomers putting the squeeze on old West side residents? 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.

13. Aerial View of Kansas City Aerial View of Kansas City 1955 Southwest along Southwest Boulevard near 7th Street Trafficway.

14. Baltimore Street Baltimore Street 1926 Looking south along Baltimore from Southwest Boulevard.

15. California Taqueria Restaurant California Taqueria Restaurant 1999 Exterior view of the California Taqueria Restaurant located at 700 Southwest Boulevard or at Southwest Boulevard and Jefferson.

16. Creating a Bi-State Landmark Creating a Bi-State Landmark 2006 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...

17. Downtown Kansas City Downtown Kansas City 1950 Looking northeast, near Broadway and Southwest Boulevard.

18. Exploding Tank Blasts an Inferno across Southwest Boulevard Exploding Tank Blasts an Inferno across Southwest Boulevard August/18/1959 Gas and oil fire and explosions at 31st and Southwest Boulevards, causing six deaths including five firemen and about 100 injuries, with photos.

19. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 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...

20. Kansas City Area Pushes Postflood Clean-Up Kansas City Area Pushes Postflood Clean-Up August/6/1951 Map highlighting industrial areas recovering from flood and fire damage with descriptions of companies affected.