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Steamboat War Eagle as seen from the Eads Bridge during the flood of 1894.

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Identifier: N34350

Title: Steamboat War Eagle as seen from the Eads Bridge during the flood of 1894.

Description:

Horizontal, black and white photograph showing the steamboat War Eagle traveling on the Mississippi River during the flood of 1894. The Eads Bridge is in the foreground, and crowds are gathered at the railings to view the flood. Pedestrians, wagons, and buggies can also be seen traveling over the bridge. Buildings along the flooded riverbank can be seen in the background.

Handwritten notes on the back of the print read: "Flood of 1894 from Eads Bridge / Return to Dr. Wm G Swekosky".

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Dates: 1894

Type(s): Photograph
Image

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Subjects: Downtown (Saint Louis, MO)
Public architecture
River boats
Floods
Mississippi River
Floods
Missouri
Saint Louis Metropolitan Area
Steamboats
Eads Bridge (Saint Louis, Mo.)
Bridges

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