Photograph of "Hell’s Half Acre", an area in the late 1800's and early 1900's consisting of the north side of the West Bottoms between the bluffs and the state line. This vantage point faces northwest from the bluffs near 7th Street and shows 8th Street between Mill Street (now Madison Avenue) and Sante Fe Street. Also pictured is the Union Elevator Company (center), Missouri River (right), and Kansas City, Kansas (right, far background).
Photograph of merchants discussing a deal for beef cattle in the West Bottoms stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri. The northwest corner of the Kansas City Live Stock Exchange building is shown to the left. This vantage point faces southwest towards the Missouri-Kansas border from just west of the Daily Drovers Telegram at 1505 Genessee Street.
Photograph of merchants inspecting cattle in the West Bottoms stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east-northeast towards the Daily Drovers Telegram in the background at 1505 Genessee Street from just east of the Missouri-Kansas border.
Photograph of the Daily Drovers Telegram and the stockyards in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri.
This vantage point faces east towards the telegram from just east of the Missouri-Kansas border.
Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking north showing West Bottoms and stockyard area. Kansas River and bridges in view. Missouri River in distance on top and 12th Street Viaduct is visible.
Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking east across the Kansas River near west end of the Kansas Avenue Bridge; shows Cudahy Packing Company, Swift and Company, and the Kansas City Stockyards.
Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of Southwest Boulevard looking northeast just east of the state line. Schutte Lumber Company, located at 2931 Southwest Boulevard, is pictured.
Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view, looking east, across the Armourdale district and towards the Kansas River.
Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking east-northeast across the West Bottoms from Kansas City, Kansas. Includes view of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, as well as the 2nd Hannibal Bridge and the ASB bridge. Both the Kansas and Missouri rivers in view.
Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of the municipal wharf on the east side of state line in Missouri, opposite the airport. This vantage point faces east-northeast with the Missouri River behind the wharf.
Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking north near 29th Street and Southwest Boulevard. The stockyards, train roundhouse, Kansas River, and Missouri River are pictured.
Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of the downtown Kansas City area, looking west centered over near 12th and Troost. Includes view of West Bottoms and the Kansas River. Covers around 3rd Street south to near 18th Street.
Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking southeast over the Intercity Viaduct and northern part of West Bottoms. Distant view of downtown Kansas City in the top with Quality Hill area and 8th Street Tunnel entrance.
Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking northeast over near 25th Street and Southwest Boulevard; shows the west side of Union Station. Identified on back as "Penn Ave. Viaduct & Union Sta."
Photograph looking west at a streetcar stopped at the intersection of Hickory Street and the 12th Street Viaduct.
Photograph looking northwest on Brook Street (presently Allen Avenue) between Fairmount Avenue and 23rd Street Trafficway (presently Avenida Cesar E Chavez). The Cudahy Packing Company is pictured in the background.
Photograph looking southwest from the 23rd Street Viaduct from the current intersection of Avenida Cesar E Chavez and American Royal Drive. The Kansas City Belt Railroad Bridge is pictured in the background.
Circa 1930 photograph with slide description, "Looking W. over S. end of W. Bottoms, 23rd St. Viaduct, American Royal, sheep & mule barns: K. C., Mo." This vantage point faces west from the western end of Reservoir Place (presently 20th Terrace) and shows Terrace Place (foreground), Allen Avenue (center), and 23rd Street Viaduct (background).
Photograph with slide description, "Air view over Swift's plant to Stock Exchange; Kansas City, Mo. (1927)."
Photograph with slide description, "Over W. Bottoms past Stock Exchange, from 20th and top of bluff; K. C., Mo. (1927)." This vantage point faces northwest from just west of the intersection of 20th Street and Mercier Place.