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  • Flood of 1947, View of Park Street Bridge
    St. Marys Journal Argus, 1947     A photo taken by the St. Marys Journal-Argus showing the Park Street Bridge looking East during the flood of 1947. The bridge would later be washed out by the flood waters.
    St. Marys Journal Argus, 1947   A photo taken by the St. Marys Journal-Argus showing the Park Street ...
  • Thames River at Flood Time
        A photo showing the Thames River at flood time; snow is still on the ground. Water was overrunning the banks of the river. The photo was taken upriver from the Park Street Bridge which can be seen on the left side of the photo. West Ward School stands on the ...
      A photo showing the Thames River at flood time; snow is still ...
  • Ruins of Knox Church, 1905
        "Ruins of Knox Church. Burned. Feb. 12th 05"
      "Ruins of Knox Church. Burned. Feb. 12th 05"
  • Ruins of Carter's Oatmeal Mill, Burned 1904
        "Ruins of Carter & Co.'s Oatmeal Mill. Burned 1904"
      "Ruins of Carter & Co.'s Oatmeal Mill. Burned 1904"
  • Grand Trunk Railway Derailment, 1903
        "Wreck at Junction. July 28, 1903."
      "Wreck at Junction. July 28, 1903."
  • Grand Trunk Railway Derailment, 1903
        This photo, taken by local amateur photographer Milton Reesor, shows a locomotive derailment on the Grand Trunk Railway on July 28, 1903. It is one photo in a set of two. The accident occurred on the main line of the railway. There were two derailments in one day, only six ...
      This photo, taken by local amateur photographer Milton Reesor, shows a locomotive ...
  • G.T.R. Train Wreck, Sept. 1900
        "Wreck on Main Line. G.T.R. St. Marys. Sept. 4th 1900."
      "Wreck on Main Line. G.T.R. St. Marys. Sept. 4th 1900."
  • G.T.R. Train Wreck, Sept. 1900
        "Wreck on G.T.R. near Sarnia Bridge. St. Marys, Sept. '00."
      "Wreck on G.T.R. near Sarnia Bridge. St. Marys, Sept. '00."
  • G.T.R. Train Wreck, Sept. 1900
        "Wrecking Crew at Work on Engine 704 St. Marys."
      "Wrecking Crew at Work on Engine 704 St. Marys."
  • St. Marys Milling
        This image shows the St. Marys Mill after the fire that ravaged it in 1921. The mill was the most profitable in the area according to the 1861 census and was built on the site of an earlier mill operated by the Ingersolls. At the time this photo was taken ...
      This image shows the St. Marys Mill after the fire that ravaged ...
  • Flooding on Water Street
        This image shows the flooding that occured in the downtown area in 1975. Floods occur in town periodically depending on rainfall and other factors.
      This image shows the flooding that occured in the downtown area in ...
  • Flood Waters
        This photograph shows flood waters covering Water Street looking north towards the green bridge. The Thames River and Trout Creek both occasionally flood causing damage to roads and businesses in the downtown.
      This photograph shows flood waters covering Water Street looking north towards the ...
  • Flooding
        This photo was taken from the Wellington Street Bridge and looks east towards the Church Street Bridge. It was taken during a river flood and the high waters are visible.
      This photo was taken from the Wellington Street Bridge and looks east ...
  • Flooding on Tracks
        This photograph looks north towards the Victoria Bridge and shows the flooding along the CPR tracks.
      This photograph looks north towards the Victoria Bridge and shows the flooding ...
  • Flooding of a Bridge
        This photograph shows river flood waters which have covered the Flats, roads, and nearly completely submerged the bridge. The photo was taken from the Wellington Street Bridge and looks towards the green bridge.
      This photograph shows river flood waters which have covered the Flats, roads, ...
  • Tree Branches Blown Down After Storm, June 1933
    St. Marys Journal Argus, June 1933     This photo was taken from the St. Marys Journal-Argus. It shows the resulting tree damage after a storm that occurred in June of 1933. An automobile is driving along the street, avoiding the branches that have fallen onto the roadway.
    St. Marys Journal Argus, June 1933   This photo was taken from the St. Marys Journal-Argus. It shows the ...
  • Flood, April 1947
        This photograph was taken during the spring flood in April of 1947. The floodwaters of the Thames River can be seen rushing under Victoria Bridge, located on Queen Street in St. Marys.
      This photograph was taken during the spring flood in April of 1947. ...
  • High Water Beside the Flats, 1947
        This photograph was taken in 1947 during the spring flood in April. The image features a view of the high water beside the Flats (also known as Milt Dunnell Field).
      This photograph was taken in 1947 during the spring flood in April. ...
  • Trout Creek Flood, 1947
        This photograph was taken in the spring of 1947 during the April flood. The flood waters of Trout Creek can been seen in front of the Watt Chick Hatchery on the left of the image. The Beaver Lumber Company is in the background of the photo.
      This photograph was taken in the spring of 1947 during the April ...
  • Flood, Spring 1947
        This photograph displays the high flood waters at the Flats (Milt Dunnell Field) in St. Marys. Children are swimming in the flood waters. The photo was taken between May and June of 1947.
      This photograph displays the high flood waters at the Flats (Milt Dunnell ...
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Acts of Nature & Other Disasters


Floods, tornadoes and other such "disasters" that get people out with their cameras to record what happened!