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Flood Waters North Second Street Great Flood Disaster March 25, 1913 HAMILTON OHIO Antique Real Photo Postcard
Flood Waters North Second Street Great Flood Disaster March 25, 1913 HAMILTON OHIO Antique Real Photo Postcard
Real Photo Postcard (RPPC)

Flood Waters North Second Street Great Flood Disaster March 25, 1913 HAMILTON OHIO Antique Real Photo Postcard

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Real photo postcard, "North Second Street," dated March 25, 1913 and marked Hamilton, Ohio, depicting high flood water from the Great Flood of 1913.  

On March 25, 1913, the citizens of the Hamilton experienced a natural disaster unparalleled in the region’s history. Within a three-day period, nine to 11 inches of rain fell causing the Great Miami River and its streams to overflow. By 2:15 a.m. the next morning, all four of Hamilton’s bridges had washed away. Some 300 buildings were destroyed by the flood waters and more than 200 people died.

Black and white photograph with typeset title. Sky appears to be lightly colorized in light blue.

  • Era: Real Photo Postcard (RPPC), 1913
  • Location: Hamilton, Ohio, USA
  • Publisher: Feicke Desch Printing Company, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Subject: Flood, disaster, streetview, buildings
  • Condition: Slight edge wear, discoloration on back
  • Postmark: Unposted
  • Size: 5 ½” x 3 ½”

Packaged in protective postcard sleeve.


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