1937 Flood Lyon County, Kentucky – More Photos

1937 Flood Lyon County, Kentucky. Here are a few more photos from 1937. The flood devastated much of the small towns of Kuttawa and Eddyville in Lyon County.

gas tanks swept away by 1937 flood - Lyon County Kentucky
gas tanks swept away by 1937 flood – Lyon County Kentucky

 

Lyon County Kentucky - barn between Eddyville and Kuttawa 1937 flood
Lyon County Kentucky – barn between Eddyville and Kuttawa 1937 flood

 

Lyon County Flood - houses underwater Eddyville Ky 1937
Lyon County Flood – houses underwater Eddyville Ky 1937

 

1937 flood old Eddyville Ky - Lyon County
1937 flood old Eddyville Ky – Lyon County

 

1937 flood hits Lyon County Ky
1937 flood hits Lyon County Ky

 

a town in ruin - Kuttawa Kentucky after the 1937 flood
a town in ruin – Kuttawa Kentucky after the 1937 flood

 

Lyon County - old Eddyville during 1937 flood when waves broke the windows
Lyon County – old Eddyville during 1937 flood when waves broke the windows

 

Lyon County 1937 Flood - Kuttawa some people took shelter in these boxcars
Lyon County 1937 Flood – Kuttawa some people took shelter in these boxcars

 

© Wade Kingston

 

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