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1. ''We All Had a Cause'': Kansas City's Bomber Plant, 1941-1945 ''We All Had a Cause'': Kansas City's Bomber Plant, 1941-1945 Winter 2005-2006 The B-25 bomber was crucial to the war effort during World War II and many of these bombers were made in North American Aviation's Kansas City, Kansas facility. "This article describes the origin and development...

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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...

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 Industrial District. Included in view are the Sunshine Biscuit plant, International Harvester Company building, Socony-Vacuum Terminal, and Kansas...

8. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flooded area looking west across Fairfax District. The Owens-Corning Fiberglass plant is in view.

9. 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...

10. Aerial View of Missouri River at Kansas City Aerial View of Missouri River at Kansas City Aerial view of Missouri River at Kansas City looking west showing the three bridges-ASB, Paseo, and Broadway-and Municipal Airport as well as the water works and industrial areas. Kansas City, Kansas,...

11. Aviation History Took Flight at Fairfax Aviation History Took Flight at Fairfax May 5, 2010 Postcard image and short article about the history of the Fairfax Industrial District, Fairfax Airport and Aircraft Assembly Plant. The Fairfax Airport opened in 1928 and was the primary airmail departure...

12. B-25 Bombers at Fairfax B-25 Bombers at Fairfax January 2005 Harry Desko and wife Alice give a short overview of their work at the plant in the Fairfax district in Kansas City, Kansas, where the B-25 Bombers were built during World War II.

13. Business: Collins Company Marks 100th Anniversary Business: Collins Company Marks 100th Anniversary February//1980 History of the Collins Construction Company, founded in 1880, and some of the construction industry in general in the Kansas City area. Location in 1980 at 1030 Pawnee Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas.

14. Buyout Program Near Completion Buyout Program Near Completion October 13, 2006 General Motors Corp. has been reducing its hourly work force by 30 percent. At the Fairfax plant, 682 of the plant's 2,500 production employees decided to leave, and more than 400 hundred have already...

15. Deaths: Thomas Ruf, Sr., Rites Deaths: Thomas Ruf, Sr., Rites January/19/1971 Photo and obituary for Thomas Ruf, Sr., "73, of 3434 Wyandotte" Street, an airline operator with his father from 1927 to 1932 (the first passenger airline of Kansas City), then a natural gas driller at...

16. Deluge, Fires Mark Storms' Area Sweep Deluge, Fires Mark Storms' Area Sweep June 4, 2008 A major fuel tank fire sparked by area lightning happened on June 3, 2008. The tank was located in the Fairfax Industrial District of Kansas City, Kansas, and contained more than a million gallons of unleaded...

17. Fairfax Industrial District Fairfax Industrial District ca. 1920 Map of Kansas City metropolitan area, centered on the Fairfax district, showing Union Pacific lines, connecting railways, principal streets to and from district. Reverse side promotes the district and...

18. Fairfax Industrial District Fairfax Industrial District Aerial view looking west.

19. Fairfax Industrial District Fairfax Industrial District Aerial view showing Phillips Refinery.

20. Fairfax Industrial District Fairfax Industrial District Aerial view.