“Showing West Virginia and Kentucky flooded by the Ohio River and its tributaries during the great flood of 1937.”
“Our first obstacle. The Guyandotte crosses Route 60 at Barboursville, W. Va.”
Huntington, W. Va.
“Huntington’s business area.”
Louisville, Kentucky
“The flood does not spare the finest homes.”
Much fascinating footage.
Three cars driving down railroad tracks , the only open route south from Louisville.
Cincinnati, Ohio — photography by Ralph V. Haile.
“The Bottoms” district flooded.
Disaster response in Cincinnati

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