Flood Scenes in Ft. Worth, Texas, 1915

Flood Scenes in Ft. Worth, Texas, 1915

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two scenes after a flood in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1915. The top photograph shows four men, one woman and a dog surrounding a metal canister with a spout. They are all holding white cups and saucers and kneeling. Two of the boys are wearing overalls and three are wearing hats. The woman is wering a long dress, apron and bonnet. The bottom photograph is looking down on several flooded streets. There is a large wooden tower on the right side of the frame, several poles and wires and other buidings surrounded by water.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
[Flood victims gathered at railroad to receive relief]

[Flood victims gathered at railroad to receive relief]

Date: 1899
Creator: unknown
Description: Photographic print mounted on cardboard. Flood victims gathered at railroad to receive relief. 1899 Flood hit the African American community particularly hard.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Railroad Street in Richmond during the 1899 flood]

[Railroad Street in Richmond during the 1899 flood]

Date: 1899
Creator: unknown
Description: Photographic print mounted on cardboard. View of Railroad Street, Richmond, during 1899 Flood. Taken from railroad tracks looking east toward county courthouse. Pedestrians walking along tracks. Horse Saloon visible in foreground.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Richmond, flood of 1913 scene. Man driving car in flood waters.]

[Richmond, flood of 1913 scene. Man driving car in flood waters.]

Date: 1913
Creator: unknown
Description: Richmond, flood of 1913 scene. Man driving car in flood waters (another man standing on back of car). G.W. Buchanan Blacksmith shop in top, right of photo. Note on back states that Austin Newton could possibly be person in car.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Wooden Building on the River]

[Wooden Building on the River]

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a building that flooded along the Sabine River in Orange, Texas. It is a long wooden building, most likely a business. Two automobiles are parked in shallow water near a side entrance to the building.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Flooding along East Side of the Sabine River]

[Flooding along East Side of the Sabine River]

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the flooding along the East side of the Sabine River. A camper is submerged in the water. There is a lot of mud outside of the Show Boat landing.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Railroad Bridge Crossing the Flooded Sabine River]

[Railroad Bridge Crossing the Flooded Sabine River]

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the railroad bridge that crosses the Sabine River between Texas and Louisiana at Orange, Texas. In this photo the river is flooded and runs just under the bridge.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Flood, Green Avenue at Front Street]

[Flood, Green Avenue at Front Street]

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of flooding at Green Avenue and Front Street. Men are standing in knee-deep water in an empty lot surrounded by sandbags. Behind them is a Sinclair Filling Station.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Railroad Bridge Crossing the Flooded Sabine River]

[Railroad Bridge Crossing the Flooded Sabine River]

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the railroad bridge that crosses the Sabine River between Texas and Louisiana at Orange, Texas. In this photo the river is flooded and runs just under the bridge.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
A sign warns of a bad bridge during a 1953 flood

A sign warns of a bad bridge during a 1953 flood

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A sign warns to drive slow due to a bad bridge at 1000 ft during a 1953 flood. It reads "CAUTION Bad Bridge 1000 FT. Drive Slow."
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
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