Flood of 1997
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Photos of the Flood of 1937

Crosley Field, flooded, in 1937
The 1937 crest hit 21 feet at home plate of Crosley Field. Rowboats could clear the ballpark fence.

Suspension Bridge during 1937 flood
The Suspension Bridge was the only open link along the Ohio River in '37.

Street traffic during 1937 flood
While automotive traffic jams were a problem during the 1997 flood, boat traffic filled some downtown streets in 1937.

Eastern Avenue
These men made the best of a bad situation along Eastern Avenue in '37.

Buying bread during the flood
Bread and milk needed to be obtained via boat during the ' 37 deluge.


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