"Ruins of the Mayfield electric power plant," 24 March 1913

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Title

"Ruins of the Mayfield electric power plant," 24 March 1913

Subject

Mayfield (Mich.)
Hydroelectric power plants.

Description

Postcard photograph of ruins of Mayfield power plant owned by Mrs. J.L. Gibbs. On the morning of 24 March 1913, flood waters had eaten away at the sandy embankment under the G.R. & I. Railroad tracks near the Mayfield dam. The dam collapsed, taking out the power house, and making road and railroad impassable. Engineer John Hawthorne drowned during the event. This postcard is part of a numbered series.

Source

Unknown

Date

03-24-1913

Rights

This image is in the public domain.

Format

600 dpi TIFF

Original Format

black and white photograph postcard

Physical Dimensions

3.5 x 5.5 inches

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