Cairo

Title

Cairo

Subject

Floods
Illinois--Cairo
Floodplains
Flood control
Sandbags
Railroad tracks
Sea-walls

Description

A view of the waterfront at Cairo shows residents working along train tracks at left during the 1937 Ohio River Flood.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1937-XX-XX

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

404337
Henry Horner Collection

Original Format

photographic print
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

7 x 9 cm

Citation

“Cairo,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed December 8, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/28292.