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New Boston Ohio River 21 Jan 1937 from Water Works Pumping Station

1937 Flood New Boston showing RR

The 4300 block of Gallia Street in New Boston

A Linda Arthur Jennings photo

Five hundred other refugees from suburban New Boston, where nearly 2,000 are homeless, were to be taken in buses to Jackson, 28 miles northeast of Portsmouth.

The Times Recorder, Zanesville, OH 26 Jan 1937

1913 Flood

New Boston Y bridge 1932 when not flooded

via Sue Ramsey Jones

New Boston Y bridge 22 Jan 1937

New Boston Ohio River 21 Jan 1937 from Water Works Pumping Station

This was actually the east wall of the steel mill walls  rod pattening department adjoining West Ave.  Per Ronald Horsley

New Boston Y bridge 22 Jan 1937

New Boston 1937 flood Wheeling Steel

via Donna Sue Beaumont photo collection

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The East end of the steel plant in the flood

Another view of the flooded steel plant

Interior of steel plant warehouse after the water receded

Flooded Gallia street in New Boston

Rhodes Avenue in New Boston

1937 Flood in New Boston

New Boston looking from Gallia street hill