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Photographer: Allen C. Browne
Taken: December 30, 2013
Caption: 1907 Flood
Additional Description: ❸ This was one of the worst to hit Wheeling. Reaching a height of 50.1 feet, it caused a number of deaths by drowning and fire. This passenger train was caught at the station in the fast rising waters and could not move. The passengers on board were removed and put up in the local hotels until the flood receded, and a new train was brought in.
Submitted: January 8, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p263972
File Size: 1.973 Megabytes
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