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The flood of 1913

One hundred years ago, days of unyielding rainfall brought a deluge unlike any the Mahoning Valley has seen since

March 31, 2013

In the early part of the 20th century, spring floods were common in Mahoning and Trumbull counties....

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cgroves

Mar-31-13 7:30 AM

This is a very interesting article on the 1913 flood. I have a question though---where was there a bridge on E. Market St.? The bridge downtown is on W. Market St., but I don't recall there ever being a bridge anywhere on E. Market.

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SURV69

Mar-31-13 8:54 AM

That might be a typo, but East market actually continues to Howland. Maybe he meant that bridge right before Howland?

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escaped

Mar-31-13 9:19 AM

This photo is of the bridge over the Mahoning River by where the log cabin/veteran's park is today. It is West Market Street. Typical of the "historian" Lauth's "facts" -long on ego, short on accuracy.

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featherstone

Mar-31-13 11:58 AM

It was bridge on W. Market. Actually saw this picture before. There are couple more interesting pictures of the flood, somewhere?

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featherstone

Apr-01-13 9:59 AM

Believe it was a newspaper photo that showed flood by Summit bridge.

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