|Distillery Building #1,
looking toward Prestonville
|First Baptist Church,
photo by Miss Lena Seitzinger
|Catholic Priest's Home
S. Fifth Street
|Main & Court||Court House||Prestonville, Front Street,
under the bridge, looking
south, likely on Mattick
|East on Main|
|4th & Railroad||5th & Highland||3rd & Main||2nd Street|
|1st & Main
Elm Tree House
High & Main
between 4th & 5th
|On Old US 42|
|Main at 5th||Howe Brothers||Aerial of Carrollton||5th & Highland|
|Court House||Main Street||Carrollton Farm and Implement|
|Gem Drug Store||Mayor's Office|
Prestonville, looking from the old bridge toward Milton.
That's Mattick Street going
to left. The old bridge approach was shorter than the current bridge.
Thanks to Bill Davis for the pic, and the info.
CCC Workers during the 1937 Flood
from L to R, Mr. Spencer, unknown, unknown, Jake Lee, Goldie Martin
|Brim Furniture Store||1937 Flood in Carrollton||Kentucky River Bridge, 1937 Flood
Note a house that has washed
down Kentucky River.
|An eye witness account of
the 1937 flood, here.
|R. M. Barker wrote a letter to the New York Times, describing the damage
the 1937 flood brought to Carrollton, and you can read it here.
|near Sixth and Clay
in the 1937 Flood
|Sixth & Clay. That's
a C&W RR truck
|N Side of Main,
|Four Mile Road,
East of Carrollton
at Main and Third. That's the|
Richland Hotel on the left, and on the right the
residences of Miss Mayme DeMint and the
Lacefields. Clarence Marsh, photographer
|'37 Flood on 7th Street, looking
down Sycamore, showing Second
Baptist Church and the Colored Lodge
Hall. Photo by Mrs. B. G. Farrell
|Waters receding on Lower Main,
photo by Miss Helen Supplee
|from the back of this wire service photo: “Houseboats and homes were covered by rising waters of the Ohio river Thursday, a few miles above Louisville. The houseboats shown were completely submerged a few hours later, so rapid was the rise of water.” February 12, 1937.|
Main Street in the 1937 Flood
Carroll County Courthouse in the 1937 Flood
Downtown in the 1937 Flood
How much greater was the '37 flood than its predecessors? Lots.
|Unknown Carrollton, but thought to be Prestonville.|
If you confirm the identify of either, please click below on “contact me” below and let us know.
Thanks to Bill Davis and Bill Banks for their help in identifying locations of some of these.