Postcard of a Train in High Water

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Title

Postcard of a Train in High Water

Subject

Ice on rivers, lakes, etc. -- Kansas -- Lawrence
Kansas River (Kan.) -- Flood -- 20th century

Description

Postcard with a black and white photograph of a train in high water on the front. Photograph depicts the train traveling on railroad tracks submerged in water. A black strip is at the bottom of the photograph with "High Water caused by Ice Jam. Lawrence" printed in white ink. "B.M." is signed at the right corner. A note is written on the back to Miss Emma Keister in La Crosse, Kansas from C.M. in Lawrence, Kansas. Note is about how the flood was due to all the ice on the Kansas River. Postmarked February 9, 1910. Information on when and from whom the postcard was acquired is on the back, 10/20/1986 from Honde.

Creator

C.W.

Source

Fitzpatrick-Postma Collection

Publisher

B.M.

Date

2/9/1910

Contributor

Fitzpatrick, Charline
Postma, Sally
Carttar, Rosalea
Carttar, Peter

Rights

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Format

Still Image

Language

English

Type

Postcard

Identifier

7_River_Ice_to_Tornado(cp_54a)
7_River_Ice_to_Tornado(cp_54b)

Coverage

Lawrence, Kan.
2/9/1910
10/20/1986

Abstract

Postcard with a black and white photograph of a train in high water on the front. Acquisition information on the back. Note on the back.

Date Modified

2/9/1910

Is Part Of

Album 7: River Ice to Tornado

Medium

Photograph
Print
Drawing

Provenance

Acquired by Charline Fitzpatrick or Sally Postma on October 20, 1986.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Postcard

Physical Dimensions

5 1/2" x 3 1/2"

Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/24748/archive/files/d42e393b4c67e877748e19213056f39a.jpg
https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/24748/archive/files/ac5038be0960901d20562bf926b5c02e.jpg

Citation

C.W., “Postcard of a Train in High Water,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed June 28, 2022, https://history.lplks.org/items/show/528.

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