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 Image: Title: Date: Description:

21. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 View looking east along 8th Street in West Bottoms.

22. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flood looking west from Santa Fe between 8th and 12th. Shows Kansas River.

23. 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.

24. 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...

25. 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.

26. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of barges stuck against the second Hannibal Bridge during the 1951 Flood.

27. 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.

28. 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.

29. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view looking north of the American Royal building and stockyards after floodwaters have receded.

30. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flooded area, looking north of bridges spanning Kansas River and the stockyards.

31. 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.

32. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial flood view looking south across the Fairfax District toward the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers. Smoke at top left is from the fire at 31st and Roanoke/Southwest Boulevard.

33. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Full rear view of Helmers Manufacturing Company building located at the foot of the 4th Street Viaduct in West Bottoms.

34. 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.

35. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flooded area looking east across the Fairfax Industrial District. View includes the Socony-Vacuum Terminal and Lube plant, General Motors assembly plant, International Harvester, and portions...

36. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flooded area looking east across the Fairfax Industrial District.

37. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flooded area looking west across Fairfax Industrial District. Included in view are the Sunshine Biscuit plant, International Harvester Company building, Socony-Vacuum Terminal, and Kansas...

38. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flooded area looking west across Fairfax District. The Owens-Corning Fiberglass plant is in view.

39. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view looking southwest along Southwest Boulevard at 31st Street. Shows Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire.

40. 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.