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The lower part of the Joppa neighborhood, just north of the generating station for the the Augusta-Hallowell-Gardiner streetcar line flooded in 1896. This section of the city flooded every year that a spring freshet caused the Kennebec River to go above its banks.
About This Item
- Title: Kennebec River Flood, Joppa, Hallowell, 1896
- Creation Date: 1896
- Subject Date: 1896
- Local Name: Joppa
- Town: Hallowell
- County: Kennebec
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 9.5 cm x 12 cm
- Local Code: R-8
- Object Type: Image
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