Union Station During a Dust Storm

Description: 

Dust Bowl period photograph of Union Station during a dust storm on March 20, 1935. This vantage point faces west towards Union Station from just east of Main Street. The caption reads, "Kansas City, March 20.-This is the way the Union station really appeared Wednesday afternoon as sand and earth from Kansas and other states fogged the air in a terrific dust storm. Visibility was clouded to an altitude of 15,000 feet."

Object Type: 
Date: 
March 20th 1935
Modern Location: 
30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO
Neighborhood: 
Historical Neighborhood: 
Historical Street Name: 
Place Name: 
Point of view: 
39.08471, -94.58381
Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the Kansas City Museum. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the Kansas City Museum.
Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
KCMA-PC1-396-0001
Digital Object Identifier: 
KCMA-PC1-396-0001
KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.