Western Kentucky 1937 Flood

Western Kentucky 1937 Flood. More photos from towns in Western Kentucky. The devastating floods of the 1930’s.  Town photos include: Kuttawa and Eddyville. Paducah and Calvert City. Gilbertsville and Smithland, Kentucky. The floods prompted radical changes by TVA in the years that followed. New dams were constructed. Some towns were moved.

Western Kentucky 1937 flood Paducah Ky
Western Kentucky 1937 flood Paducah Ky
Western Kentucky 1937 Flood Downtown Paducah
Western Kentucky 1937 Flood Downtown Paducah
1937 flood Eddyville Ky 1-25-37
1937 flood Eddyville Ky 1-25-37
1937 flood Eddyville Ky Barnetts furniture store in foreground
1937 flood Eddyville Ky Barnetts furniture store in foreground
1937 Flood Old Eddyville
1937 Flood Old Eddyville
another 1937 flood photo Lyon County
another 1937 flood photo Lyon County
barn on side Kuttawa 1937
barn on side Kuttawa 1937
Calvert City Ky 1937
Calvert City Ky 1937
downtown Paducah 1937
downtown Paducah 1937
Eddyville Ky Feb 1937
Eddyville Ky Feb 1937
filling station upper end of Eddyville 37
filling station upper end of Eddyville 37
Gilbertsville Ky 1937
Gilbertsville Ky 1937
house tied to keep it from drifting away Eddyville Ky 1937
house tied to keep it from drifting away Eddyville Ky 1937
Iuka Kentucky Jan 1937
Iuka Kentucky Jan 1937
Market House Theater Paducah Kentucky 1937
Market House Theater Paducah Kentucky 1937
old Eddyville Kentucky 1937
old Eddyville Kentucky 1937
old Eddyville restaurant 1937
old Eddyville restaurant 1937
Paducah 1937
Paducah 1937
Paducah in 1937
Paducah in 1937
Kentucky State Penitentiary above the flood Eddyville 1937
Kentucky State Penitentiary above the flood Eddyville 1937
Smithland Ky Jan 1937
Smithland Ky Jan 1937
Water Street old Eddyville 37
Water Street old Eddyville 37
Water Street Old Eddyville February 1937
Water Street Old Eddyville February 1937

 

 

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