Stockyards

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West Bottoms from 20th and Mercier

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.

Trucks at Stockyards

Photograph with slide description: "Unloading trucks of cattle at the Stockyards, Kansas City, Mo. (1936)"

Stockyards, Kansas City, Missouri

Photograph of the stockyards in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point was taken just west of Genessee Street and faces west towards the train loading docks across the state border in Kansas City, Kansas.

Stockyards, Kansas City, Missouri

Photograph of the stockyards in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest towards Kansas City, Kansas in the far background and was taken west of Genessee Street and east of the Missouri-Kansas border.

Stockyards, Kansas City

Circa 1930's photograph of the Kansas City stockyards looking northwest from atop the Kansas City Live Stock Exchange Building.

Stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri

A panoramic photograph showing a fire at the stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri. Many cattle were killed.

Stockyards and Covered Viaduct, Kansas City, Missouri

Photograph of the stockyards and its covered viaduct, which ran between Genessee Street and the Missouri-Kansas border in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri.
This vantage point faces north just west of the Daily Drovers Telegram.

Sheep at Stockyards

Photograph of a man posed with a large herd of sheep at the Stockyards in the West Bottoms of Kansas City.

Men Working with Cattle

Photograph from the stockyards with partial view of men prodding cattle in a livestock pen with a broomhandle.

Man Cleaning Stockyards

Photograph of a man spraying water from a large hose near another man riding a tractor in the Kansas City Stockyards. Handwritten in pencil on the back of photo are the words: "Cleaning pen before another feeding."

Kansas City Stockyards, Kansas City Missouri

1920's photograph of a portion of the cattle pens at the Kansas City Stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri. This photograph was taken looking northwest from atop the Kansas City Live Stock Exchange Building. The facility, established in 1871 along the Kansas River and the Kansas Pacific and Missouri Pacific Railroad tracks, became one the leading livestock markets in the United States. The stockyards closed for business in October of 1999.

Kansas City Stockyards, Kansas City Missouri

1920's photograph of a portion of the cattle pens at the Kansas City Stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri. The facility, established in 1871 along the Kansas River and the Kansas Pacific and Missouri Pacific Railroad tracks, became one the leading livestock markets in the United States. The stockyards closed for business in October of 1999.