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    • Louisville and the record 1937 Flood with maps and elevations.

    • Maps; Floods; Disasters; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville--1920--1940; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River
    • Map, printed in green in on white paper, of the area of Louisville, Kentucky, affected by the 1937 flooding of the Ohio River. Includes description of the flood, chart of elevations and depths of selected sites in Louisville, two photographs of...
    • Fourth Street flooding, Louisville, Kentucky, 1924.

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Buildings; Boats; City & town life; Streets; Transportation
    • Flood waters from the Ohio River creep under a railroad trestle and up Fourth Street in Louisville, Kentucky. Shallow boats are parked along the curb of a brick paved street at the edge of the water. On the right side of the street is a sign for...
    • The Point sewage pumping station.

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Streams; Towers; Construction; Maintenance & repair; Sewerage; Pumping stations
    • Brick tower with a rising Beargrass Creek behind it and a dirt road and construction site in front. Labeled: Ohio River Flood. January-February 1937 by Commissioners of Sewerage of Louisville, Ky. 12:00.
    • The Point sewage pumping station.

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Streams; Construction; Maintenance & repair; Sewerage; Pumping stations; Construction equipment
    • Construction equipment surrounded by water and patches of land at the Point. Labeled: Ohio River Flood. January-February 1937 by Commissioners of Sewerage of Louisville, Ky. 12:00.
    • The Point sewage pumping station.

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Streams; Towers; Men; Women; People
    • A group of men and women stands on an exposed patch of land next to a small brick tower at the Point. Water is on either side. There is a row of sandbags. Flooded Beargrass Creek at the Point partially covering a small wood building. Labeled: Ohio...
    • The Point sewage pumping station.

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Streams; Towers; Pumping stations; Construction; Maintenance & repair; Sewerage
    • Multiple views of flooding at the sewage pumping station construction site at the Point. Includes stacks of construction materials, small outbuildings, rows of sandbags, and rising waters from Beargrass Creek. Labeled: Ohio River Flood....
    • Flood 1937 [general].

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Streets; Street maintenance & repair
    • Sinkhole in the middle of a street lined by houses. Labeled time is 11:35. Image is stamped Ohio River Flood January - February 1937 by Commissioners of Sewerage of Louisville, Ky. Original negative is deteriorated.
    • Flood 1937 [general].

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Streets; Sidewalks; Men; Children
    • Men and children stand on the street next to a broken sidewalk with scattered bricks. Labeled time is 11:55. Image is stamped Ohio River Flood January - February 1937 by Commissioners of Sewerage of Louisville, Ky. Original negative is...
    • Flood 1937 [general].

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Streets; Buildings; Stores & shops; Houses; Men; Boats; Bridges; Railroad bridges; Kentucky and Indiana Terminal Railroad Company
    • A man stands on a boat in the middle of a flooded street with a shop to the left and houses to the right. In the background is the K&I Railroad terminal bridge. Labeled time is 12:10. Image is stamped Ohio River Flood January - February 1937 by...
    • Flood 1937 [general].

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Streets; Buildings; Houses; Debris
    • A pile of debris in the middle of a flooded street lined with houses. Labeled time is 12:15. Image is stamped Ohio River Flood January - February 1937 by Commissioners of Sewerage of Louisville, Ky. Original negative is deteriorated.
    • Flood 1937 [general].

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Streets; Buildings; Houses; Men; Boats
    • Flooded street in front of two-story clapboard houses. Labeled time is 12:25. Men are on a boat in front of one of the houses. Image is stamped Ohio River Flood January - February 1937 by Commissioners of Sewerage of Louisville, Ky. Original...
    • Flood 1937 [general].

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Streets; Buildings; Houses
    • Flooded street in front of two-story clapboard houses. Labeled time is 12:25. Image is stamped Ohio River Flood January - February 1937 by Commissioners of Sewerage of Louisville, Ky. Original negative is deteriorated.
    • Flood 1937 [general].

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Streets; Buildings; Houses; Vehicles
    • Flooded street with a mostly submerged truck in front of a brick houses. Labeled time is 12:45. Image is stamped Ohio River Flood January - February 1937 by Commissioners of Sewerage of Louisville, Ky. Original negative is deteriorated.
    • Flood 1937 [general].

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Streets; Buildings; Houses
    • Flooded street with houses in the background. Labeled time is 12:35. Image is stamped Ohio River Flood January - February 1937 by Commissioners of Sewerage of Louisville, Ky. Original negative is deteriorated.
    • Flood 1937 [general].

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Streets; Buildings; Houses
    • Flooded street lined by houses and other buildings. Labeled time is 12:40. Image is stamped Ohio River Flood January - February 1937 by Commissioners of Sewerage of Louisville, Ky. Original negative is deteriorated.

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