Historical Art PhotoNews Posters Circa 1946 - 1952
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150 Mile Flood Invades St. Louis
Ice Floes And Floods Damage Large Area
With the Mississippi hitting a 103-year high, hundreds of persons were made homeless, including residents of north St. Louis. 1. McKinley Bridge area covered with water. 2. Industrial area inundated. 3. Rescuing stranded chickens from roof-top. 4. Rescue boats were flown to city by airplane.
1. Ice piled up 30 feet high in the Ohio River at Neville, O. 2. 2,000 tons of ice piled up at Trafford, Pa. 3. Ice jam at Cincinnati. 4. At. Brent, Ky., flood waters "beached" this wharf boat. 5. Families forced to flee flooded homes at Knoxville, Tenn. 6. Willoughby, 0., was flooded when Chagrin River overflowed.
Floods Force Hundreds To Flee Homes
Flood “Drowns” Idaho Town
Search Flooded Vanport City For Bodies
13,000 Homeless In Texas Flood
Swollen Scioto And Ohio Rivers Meet
Flash Flood Inundates Lincoln, Nebraska
100,000 Residents Flee Winnipeg, Canada, Floods
Cloudburst Floods Downtown Galveston
Spring thaws, following Winter's extra-heavy snowfall in the East, are causing serious damage to river-area property. Wirephotos show: 1. Aerial view of Susquehanna River near Binghamton, N.Y. 2, 250 were flooded out of their homes at Vestal, N.Y. 3. 72-year-old Nellie Adamns, waits for her home (background) to "dry out".
Wirephoto of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, part of an area of 30,000 acres flooded by swollen streams which broke through restraining dykes causing loss of life and serious property damage.
Left: Floating rooftops and debris show how Oregon town was "drowned" when swollen Columbia River burst through dike (arrow), destroying thousands of homes and taking an unknown toll of lives. Right: Fear struck residents who escaped by getting to high ground search for victims.
View of residential area of Fort Worth, Texas, after Trinity River broke through levees following heavy rains. 10 persons·are believed to have lost their lives with property damage over $5,000,000.
The Scioto River, foreground, flows over lowlands at Portsmouth, Ohio, and is joined, top, by the Ohio River. The four-span bridge over the Scioto is closed to traffic as the rising waters threaten to wash out its foundations.
Left: It was "No Game Today" at Lincoln's ball park after torrential rains caused the Sail River to overflow its banks. Right: In the city's industrial section, plants like the Lincoln Steel Co. suffered heavy damages to equipment and supplies when the surging waters flooded their properties.
1. View of area around city's Parliament Bldg. as the rain-swollen waters of the Red River overflowed, an area of 600 square miles, continuing for approximately a month. 2. Citizens build emergency roadways. 3. Some of the 10,000 ho~ flooded (3 hospitals in background). 4. Passengers on stalled trained removed by boat.
View of the shopping section of Galveston, Texas, as pedestrians wade through 13 inches of water which fell in the area in short space of 5 hours.
Reno “Washed Up” By Flood It Didn’t Bet On
A flash flood, when the rain-swollen Truckee River over-flowed, roared through "the biggest little city in the world" doing thousands of dollars worth of damage. Left: Patrons had left only a short time before the flood hit this movie theatre. Right: The Mapes Hotel was badly damaged by the rushing waters.
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Red Cross Mercy Mission In Flood Area
1. Cross marks the spot where Coast Guard Lt. Fletcher Brown landed his helicopter bearing Nurse Mary Crain (in boat in no. 2) who was rushed to the flood-swept town of Monterey, Ark . to aid Mrs. Esther Taylor (3) stricken with pneumonia, and help other victims with medical supplies and care.
When the clay plateau on which the homes in Surte, Northern Sweden, are built started to slide a$ a result of heavy rains, houses were twisted upside down and every which way, and 40 homes were toppled into theGoeta River. One person died and 30 were injured as a result of this freak of nature.