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Title Disasters
Caption Flood of 1912
Date May 22, 1912
Catalog Number 2005.685.0009
Description Postcard photograph of the flood of 1912, the river crested on May 22, 1912, no official record of the flood level exists, however accounts of the time reported the river crested 25 feet above normal river levels and 2 feet above prior flood levels.

View looking across the river towards the fourth ward, Charles Brown Lumber mill is located in the lower right corner of the photo, a wooden brinewell is shown along the river.
Object Name Print, Photographic
Year Range from 1907
Year Range to 1912
Place Midland, MI
Orig/copy Original
Print size 3.5" x 5.5"
Collection Midland County Historical Postcard Collection
Old ID number 91.0.597
Classification Disasters/Floods
Correspondence/Postcard
Search Terms River, Tittabawassee River
Flood, 1912 Flood
Subjects Floods
Disasters
Rivers
Brinewell
Postcards
Photographic postcards
Event 1912 Flood