Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods; Interiors; Basements; University of Louisville--Buildings; Mechanical systems
Flooded mechanical level of Miller Hall dormitory on the University of Louisville Belknap Campus. The water line appears to be visible on the posts and water heaters. Photograph was taken in the late afternoon.
Floods; Western Union Telegraph Company; Hotels; Disaster relief; People; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville
Address: 612 W. Main Street, Louisville, Kentucky. In 1937, after a January of intense rainfall, the Ohio River Valley flooded. The 1937 flood was one of Louisville's greatest natural disasters. This photo shows police and Kentucky State Health...
Billboards, buildings, and automobiles are shown at the southwestern corner of Broadway and Second Street in Louisville, Kentucky. The left billboard advertises, "Armour's 'Star' Bacon / Slices of real." The middle one reads, "Now 14...
Buildings; Industry; Industrial facilities; Standard Sanitary Manufacturing Company
Address: 1541 S. Seventh Street, Louisville, Kentucky. A series of United States flags are placed along a tent in front of the Standard Sanitary plant. More tents wrap around the side of the building and a line of people stand under a covered...
Address: 612 W. Main Street, Louisville, Kentucky. People displaced by the 1937 Flood were able to use phones at the Louisville Hotel. Some sit filling out missing persons reports or other forms as they warm their feet on heaters.
Pumps; Ship equipment & rigging; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
Pile of bicycle pumps and burners inside one of the plants at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. Burners may be rivet heaters and the pumps may have been used to pressurize fuel tanks.
Rows of equipment inside the Clayton & Lambert Manufacturing Company building. The company made blow torches, fire pots, and water heaters. Address: Clayton & Lambert, 1701 Dixie Highway, Louisville, Kentucky.