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Aerial view of the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers
Aerial view of the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers from the Kansas side showing the Municipal Wharf, the West Bottoms, and downtown Kansas City., April 23, 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bundles of lumber in subsiding flood waters in the West Bottoms
Bundles of lumber in subsiding flood waters in the West Bottoms., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
City workers and police working in street after water subsides
City workers and police working in street after water subsides., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Collapsed wall of building and subsiding flood water in West Bottoms
Collapsed wall of building and subsiding flood water in West Bottoms., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Damaged streets and buildings
Damaged streets and buildings from the 1951 flood., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dead livestock in the aftermath of the 1951 floods
Dead livestock in the aftermath of the 1951 floods., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Debris and dead livestock strewn street
Debris and dead livestock strewn street., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Fire fighters with hoses and fire trucks training hoses on flooded buildings
Fire fighters with hoses and fire trucks training hoses on flooded buildings., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Firefighters waist deep in flood water using firehose to battle fire
Firefighters waist deep in flood water using firehose to battle fire., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Firemen waist deep in water
Firemen waist deep in water battling a oil tank fire in the West Bottoms., July 14, 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten caption.
Flood wall, Central Industrial District, MO
Photo of flood wall looking west from shoreline of the Missouri River of the West Bottoms, buildings and smokestacks of the Central Industrial District can be seen in the background., December 17, 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Flooded Buildings on Fire
Flooded buildings on fire in the West Bottoms, 1951 flood., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Flooded Buildings on Fire
Flooded buildings on fire in the West Bottoms, 1951 flood., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Flooded West Bottoms with just the tops of train cars showing above water
Flooded West Bottoms with just the tops of train cars showing above water., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Flooded buildings on fire in the West Bottoms
Flooded buildings on fire in the West Bottoms, 1951 flood., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Flooded buildings on fire in the West Bottoms, 1951 flood
Flooded buildings on fire in the West Bottoms, 1951 flood., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Flooded gas station
Flooded gas station and dead livestock in the aftermath of 1951 flood., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Floodwaters from the Kansas River flowing over the top of the flood wall into the Missouri River
View west along the right bank of the Missouri River showing floodwaters from the Kansas River flowing over the top of the flood wall into the Missouri River. The Inter-city Viaduct is shown crossing from left to right in background., July 14, 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Kaw River Flood
Kaw river flood, water flowing over Missouri river flood wall., July 14, 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten caption.
Lot of cars recovered from flood waters
Lot of cars recovered from flood waters., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Midwest Terminal Warehouse Number 3, Riverward portion of levee
View east of north side of Midwest Terminal Warehouse Number 3, Riverward portion of levee., October 12, 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Nurse giving Typhus shots to worker in flood area
Nurse giving Typhus shot to worker in flood area., July 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten caption.
Overturned train car in aftermath of 1951 flood
Overturned train car in aftermath of 1951 flood., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Part of Central Industrial Dist. flooded
Aerial shot of the conjunction of the Kaw and Missouri rivers showing the flooded West Bottoms., July 14, 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten caption.
Partially submerged train engines
Partially submerged train engines., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Piles of lumber and fires in the aftermath of the 1951 flood
Piles of lumber and fires in the aftermath of the 1951 flood., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Plume of smoke and fire
Plume of smoke and fire., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Police Officer standing on street while workers clear it of flood damage, 1951 flood
Police officer standing on street while workers clear it of flood damage, 1951 flood., 1951, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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