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Harpers Ferry, March 18, 1936


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This Kelley photograph shows the destruction of the bridges in Harpers Ferry.

36½ feet – the all-time record crest at Harpers Ferry. The Bollman highway bridge and Shenandoah bridge were swept away for good, while many businesses in the Lower Town were left in ruins.

From
Memorable Floods at Harpers Ferry




ID:
acfl043

Creator:
Kelley Studio, Hagerstown

Notes:
This photograph was printed reserved, so in correcting it the title appears backwards. It was part of the collection of Eugene Gordon, donated to the Western Maryland Room

Date:
1936-03-18

Collection Location:
WCFL

Subject:
Floods, Maryland, Cumberland, History; Cumberland (Md.),History.

Coverage:
Western Maryland, 1936

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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