Old Photos: Kansas City Bombing

I couldn’t find any article or a reference to any specific bombing in Kansas City for this set of the Life Magazine photos taken in 1953. I think they just illustrate a few unrelated episodes in a day of the KCPD’s Bomb Desk.

Old Photos: Kansas City Bombing

© Time Inc. John Dominis.

Old Photos: Kansas City Bombing

© Time Inc. John Dominis.

Old Photos: Kansas City Bombing

© Time Inc. John Dominis.

Old Photos: Kansas City Bombing

© Time Inc. John Dominis.

Old Photos: Kansas City Bombing

© Time Inc. John Dominis.

Old Photos: Kansas City Bombing

© Time Inc. John Dominis.

Old Photos: Kansas City Bombing

© Time Inc. John Dominis.

Old Photos: Kansas City Bombing

© Time Inc. John Dominis.

Old Photos: Kansas City Bombing

© Time Inc. John Dominis.

Old Photos: Kansas City Bombing

© Time Inc. John Dominis.

Who wants to identify the hotel visible in the window? And what is the headlight-shaped object on the desk – intercom?

Old Photos: Kansas City Bombing

© Time Inc. John Dominis.