A black car floats in the flood water on Brook Street behind DuPont Manual High School. A tiny bit of the roof of a submerged Mazda Miata protrudes from the water next to the adjacent lamp post. Photograph was taken during the late morning.
A black dumpster sits in the driveway of 4405 Winnrose Way with a blue car parked in front of it. Debris from the flood sits in the backyard of the neighbor's house. Photograph was taken in the late morning.
A boy wearing metal pails on his feet stands in water surrounding a house. Labeled time is 11:00. Image is stamped Image is stamped Ohio River Flood January - February 1937 by Commissioners of Sewerage of Louisville, Ky.
A car parked in front of a building on a partially flooded street lined by houses. The water approaches the car's bumper. Image is stamped Ohio River Flood January - February 1937 by Commissioners of Sewerage of Louisville, Ky. Original negative is...
A car parked next to debris in front of a large brick building. Water is on the ground. Labeled time is 1:15. Image is stamped Ohio River Flood January - February 1937 by Commissioners of Sewerage of Louisville, Ky. Original negative is...
Floods; Automobiles; Automobile service stations; Buildings; Transportation; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Flood damage
A car ruined by the 1937 flood sits outside the Bybee Bros. service station. The car is covered in mud, inside and out, as is shown by the open car door and the front tire is flat. A sign for Standard Oil products stands above the gas pumps.