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Fred Lynch

River flooding in the 1920s

Posted Monday, June 22, 2015, at 12:00 AM

A fisherman shows off his catch in the lower part of this flood picture made at Main and Independence in Cape Girardeau. The photo was likely taken between 1921, when the Frisco depot was finished, and 1927, when construction began on the traffic bridge.

Previous blog with links to flooding photos:

Mississippi River floods Main Street


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