Flood of 1923


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Negatives
Description:
In 1923, the Thunder Bay River crested 18 inches over the 1922 record high. The Chisholm Street and Ninth Street bridges collapsed. Homes near Ninth Street and Washington Avenue were surrounded by water, and residents evacuated.
Date of Original:
April 1923
Dimensions:
Width: 5088 px
Height: 3079 px
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 5088px
Image Height: 3079px
Subject(s):
Collection:
Knechtel Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Washington Avenue:
    Michigan, United States
    fltLatitude: 45.0614678082871
    Latitude: 45.0614678082871 Longitude: -83.4390800132751
Donor:
Dennis Knechtel
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation:
Knechtel Collection, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

Flood of 1923
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Flood of 1923


In 1923, the Thunder Bay River crested 18 inches over the 1922 record high. The Chisholm Street and Ninth Street bridges collapsed. Homes near Ninth Street and Washington Avenue were surrounded by water, and residents evacuated.