Flood damage

Title

Flood damage

Description

Black and white image of flooded property. A house and sheds are visible, and a partially submerged car. Though museum records give no specific date for this image, it is likely that these images are from 1964, either in January when rain and melting snow caused a small dam to break and caused localized flooding in Washington County, and or, more probably, from the 100-year-event 'Christmas Flood' event that impacted the entire Pacific Northwest region between December 18, 1964 and January 7, 1965 and caused hundreds of millions of dollars in damage and 17 deaths in Oregon.

Date Created

circa 1964

Medium

photographic prints

Identifier

WCMpic_012875

Rights

Online access to this image is for research and educational purposes only. To inquire about permissions, order a reproduction, or for more information, please contact the Five Oaks Museum at Research@FiveOaksMuseum.org.

Collection