Cairo

Title

Cairo

Subject

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

Description

Residents work on reinforcement along the train tracks running next to the waterfront in Cairo 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

404338
Henry Horner Collection

Original Format

photographic print
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

7 x 9 cm

Citation

“Cairo,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed December 5, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/28293.