The photos below were taken on Second Street near Market Street. My Becker great-grandparents, Louis and Amy, lived about a block away on this same street, as did my Haitz grandparents, George and Janet and their two year old daughter. I can only imagine what they must have gone through to escape the rising water with a toddler, not to mention the mess that they must have returned to when the water receded.
|The 1937 flood in Ripley, Ohio|
|This is the same view today.|