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Title
1955 Flood of Kaweah River, Visalia, Calif
Date Created and/or Issued
Dec. 22, 1955
Publication Information
Tulare County Library
Contributing Institution
Tulare County Library, Annie R. Mitchell History Room
Collection
Collection of Tulare County Local History Photographs
Rights Information
This image is being made available for educational and research purposes only, under the Fair Use clause of the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 section 107 U.S.C.) Further questions regarding the image or its use may be directed to the Tulare County Library, 200 W. Oak Ave., Visalia, CA 93291; Phn: 559-713-2700; Fax: 559-737-4586.
Description
The downtown district of Visalia, CA, was severely flooded when the Kaweah River, coming out of Sequoia National Park, overflowed its bank December 22, 1955. One of the river's overflow channel was Mill Creek, which flowed under the downtown area via acqueduct. This photo shows heavy equipment being used to remove debris blocking the water's flow.
Type
image
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/c8jh3jcb
tcv0021
VF - Flood Scrapbook - 18.3

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