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1. Flood Costs Near $100 Million Flood Costs Near $100 Million November/10/1977

2. 1977 Flood 1977 Flood

3. 1977 Flood 1977 Flood October 29, 1977 "Kansas City applied to the federal government yesterday for an advance of $500,000 on a total of $1,354,711 in damages to city facilities in the flood Sept. 12. The application to the Federal Disaster...

4. Seeking Brush Creek's Promise Seeking Brush Creek's Promise July 11, 2005 According to this article, the development of Brush Creek involved three parts: (1) a flood protection project; (2) a project prettier than the concrete trough the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers suggested;...

5. City beneath a City City beneath a City September 1979 Article about the sewer works under the city in general, also featuring a discussion on their role in flood prevention, including "the expressway of the sewer system," Brush Creek.

6. Floods Ravaged Plaza - 30 Years Ago Today Floods Ravaged Plaza - 30 Years Ago Today September 12, 2007 Article and photos looking back at the deadly flash flood that struck the Country Club Plaza on the night of September 12, 1977. The resulting damage was disastrous, including 25 lives lost, over 1,000...

7. The Lakes That Could Have Been The Lakes That Could Have Been November, 2004 Article describes a failed, early 1970's proposal to construct three lakes in Johnson County, Kansas. The author argues that the lakes would have created a basin to prevent flood damage as far as Kansas...

8. Storms Leave Their Mark on Kansas City Storms Leave Their Mark on Kansas City April/26/2001 Article reviewing the chronology of various storms and other weather-related disasters in Kansas City history back to the 1844 flood (but not including the 1826 flood).

9. 100,000 Come to See Plaza Light Ceremony 100,000 Come to See Plaza Light Ceremony November/25/1977 Brighter lights, 152,000 of them, installed following the recovery from the Plaza flood of 1977.

10. 1977 Flood In the Country Club Plaza 1977 Flood In the Country Club Plaza 1977 Brush Creek at Main Street after September 12, 1977 flood, looking southwest.

11. Brush Creek Progress Offers Hope for the Future Brush Creek Progress Offers Hope for the Future June/17/1985 Call for improvements to Brush Creek to prevent a repeat of the flood of September 1977 that killed 25 people and caused $66 million in damages.

12. Police Tapes Show How Drama Grew Police Tapes Show How Drama Grew September/19/1977 Chronology of events in the flood, including rescues.

13. Pain Lingers as Residents Ponder Flood Losses Pain Lingers as Residents Ponder Flood Losses September/18/1977 Damage costs, stories of individual losses and experiences, etc.

14. 5 Dead, Many Missing in Flood 5 Dead, Many Missing in Flood September/14/1977 Photo of cars floating toward the Plaza tennis courts and description of damages, power outages, etc.

15. Kansas City's Deluge Kansas City's Deluge September/26/1977 Photos and article about the destructive flash flood along Brush Creek and the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City in 1977, sweeping away numerous automobiles and engulfing a trailer park, etc.

16. Where Are They Now? Where Are They Now? February//1999 Photos and biographical description of John Ferrugia, a former Kansas City television journalist for KCTV-Channel 5, "the station's boy wonder reporter in the late 1970s." Description of his career in...

17. Wornall Road Bridge over Brush Creek Wornall Road Bridge over Brush Creek Postcard of the old Wornall Road bridge over Brush Creek

18. Flood Victims Flood Victims September/18/1977 Profiles of 24 people killed in the flash flooding of 1977.

19. Halls Plaza Open during Renovation Halls Plaza Open during Renovation April 1979 Reopening of expanded shopping center on the Country Club Plaza following reconstruction after the 1977 flood.