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Title Disasters
Caption Flood of 1912
Date May 22, 1912
Catalog Number 2005.685.0014
Description Postcard photograph of the May 21-22 , 1912 Tittabawasee River flood, showing McDonald Street and a floating chicken coop (with chickens on it). A wooden brinewell is also visable in the upper left. Photo taken from the Benson Street bridge looking upriver.

The river crested a reported 25 feet above normal river levels.
Object Name Print, Photographic
Place Midland, MI
Orig/copy Original
Print size 3.5" x 5.5"
Collection Midland County Historical Postcard Collection
Old ID number 91.0.602
Classification Disasters/Floods
Correspondence/Postcard
Search Terms Street, McDonald
River, Tittabawassee River
Flood, 1912 Flood
Subjects Floods
Disasters
Rivers
Chickens
Postcards
Photographic postcards
Event 1912 Flood