Flood of 1911 (?) on South Main Street

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Title

Flood of 1911 (?) on South Main Street

Description

Postcard shows flood damage in Barre, Vermont. Water flows down the Stevens Branch of the Winooski river, pushing several ice floes over a dam and downstream. An industrial building, perhaps Trow and Holden, is on the left bank of the river. Three onlookers stand on the right bank next to an outbuilding. On the verso the date is written, April 11, 1911.

Date

1911?

Subject

Barre (Vt.)--Photographs
Flood damage--Vermont

Source

Walker Collection (BHC 243)

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only

Identifier

BHC243-26.10

Original Format

Black-and-white postcard

Repository

Vermont Historical Society Library

Geolocation

Collection

Citation

“Flood of 1911 (?) on South Main Street,” Digital Vermont: A Project of the Vermont Historical Society, accessed August 21, 2018, http://digitalvermont.org/items/show/436.