Barre - Postcards


A collection of images of Barre, Vermont, selected from the Barre History Collection at the Vermont Historical Society.

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Flood of 1942 on Main Street
Postcard shows flood damage on Main Street in Barre, Vermont. Three parked cars are surrounded by water and a fourth one travels down the street near "Barre's Family Theatre."

Flood of 1911 (?) on South Main Street
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…

Pedestrians Along the Flood Damaged Railroad Line
Postcard shows individuals walking along the flood damaged railway line in Barre, Vermont.