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1885 - EVANSVILLE, IND., FLOODED.

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Evansville, Ind., May 29. -- A tremendous rain fall visited this city yesterday afternoon. The centre of the cloud-burst seemed within the territory bounded by Indiana and John Streets and Main Street and Garfield Avenue, and the streets and pavements in that district were covered with water to a depth of six inches. Cellars were flooded and many first floors of stores and residences were flooded causing heavy damage. Street car travel was suspended. The Evansville & Terre Haute passenger depot and yards were flooded to a depth of six inches. The loss to property will reach $20,000.


Evening Observer
Dunkirk, New York
May 29, 1885

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