"G.R. & I. washout," 24 March 1913

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Title

"G.R. & I. washout," 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.

Creator

Unknown

Source

Unknown

Publisher

Traverse Area District Library, Traverse City (Mich.)

Date

03-24-1913

Contributor

Unknown

Rights

This image is in the public domain.

Relation

None.

Format

600 dpi TIFF

Language

English

Type

Image

Identifier

tohpc008

Coverage

Mayfield, Paradise Township, Grand Traverse County, Michigan

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

black and white photograph postcard

Physical Dimensions

3.5 x 5.5 inches

Item Relations

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