75th Anniversary of the ’37 Flood

On January 6, 1937, the rain began and on January 27, 1937, the Ohio River crested in the worst flood in local recorded history.

This January marks the 75th anniversary of the ’37 flood.

Huntington’s Herald-Dispatch has a gallery of photos here: http://bit.ly/ynMsMb

And here’s one from the Corps archive, a shot taken on Fourth Avenue in downtown Huntington in January 1937:

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