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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
By JOE GORMAN and ASHLEY NEWMAN - Staff reporters (anewman@tribtoday.com jgorman@tribtoday.com) , Tribune Chronicle | TribToday.com

In the early part of the 20th century, spring floods were common in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. An annual combination of increased rainfall and melting of snow and ice resulted in the Mahoning River breaching land and causing hardships for the area.

 
 

 

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