Kings River flood scene Reedley California

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Title

Kings River flood scene Reedley California

Subject

Bridges -- California -- Fresno County -- Photographs.; Floods -- California -- Fresno County -- Photographs.; Rivers -- California -- Fresno County -- Photographs.; Kings River (Calif.) -- Photographs.; Reedley (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Photographs.; Reedley (calif.) -- History -- Sources.

Description

Picture of the flooded bridge over the Kings River near Reedley, California, taken January 26, 1914. The Kings River had historic floods in 1914, 1951, and 1959, damaging buildings and killing animals. Flooding occurs when the tremendous amount of the melted snow from the Sierra flows into the river.

Source

1 Photographic print :b&w.

Publisher

San Joaquin Valley Library System

Date

ca 1914

Contributor

Fresno County Public Library

Rights

This image is being made available for educational and research purposes only, under the "fair use" clause of the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) Further questions regarding the image or its use may be directed to the Fresno County Public Library, Heritage Center, 2420 Mariposa St, Fresno, CA 93721. Phone: 559-600-6230 HeritageCenter@fresnolibrary.org

Relation

SJV Photo Heritage

Format

image/jpeg

Language

en

Type

Image

Identifier

frp0026

Coverage

ca 1914

Files

frp0026a.jpg

Citation

“Kings River flood scene Reedley California,” San Joaquin Valley Library System Digital Collections, accessed May 22, 2024, http://digital.sjvls.org/document/1678.

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