Postcards of the Tornadoes and Floods of March 1913 - Piqua, Ohio

Postcards of the Tornadoes and Floods of March 1913 - Piqua, Ohio

More postcards from my collection...

Flood Scene, Piqua, Ohio

Flood Scene, Piqua, Ohio

This unused postcard has the printed text...

E. Huntzinger, Mfg., Piqua, Ohio

Main Street, Piqua, Ohio

Main Street, Piqua, Ohio

This postcard, posted in Piqua on May 29th, 1913, has the printed text...

E. Huntzinger, Mfg., Piqua, Ohio

Penna Railway Bridge just as it fell, Piqua, Ohio

Penna Railway Bridge just as it fell, Piqua, Ohio

This unused postcard has the printed text...

Kraemer Art trademark logo

During the floods, many bridges had railway freight cars parked on them to help prevent the bridges being swept away. Sometimes it worked, sometimes it didn't!

Railway Bridge looking south, Piqua, Ohio

Railway Bridge looking south, Piqua, Ohio - March 26th, 1913

This unused postcard has the printed text...

9
Hunter
Published by Haenlein Bros., Columbus, Ohio

Rossville Bridge and East Piqua, Ohio

Rossville Bridge and East Piqua, Ohio - 26th March, 1913

This unused postcard has just the printed text "29", but does have an AZO stamp box which dates the postcard from between 1904 and 1918. The Rossville Bridge was demolished in 1950 and replaced with the North Main Street Bridge.

"Shawnee", Piqua, Ohio - March 26th, 1913

"Shawnee", Piqua, Ohio - March 26th, 1913

This unused postcard has the printed text...

E. Huntzinger, Mfg., Piqua, Ohio

I think the "Shawnee" refers to Shawnee Park in Piqua which is situated on East Main Street.

East Water Street, Piqua, Ohio

East Water Street, Piqua, Ohio

This unused postcard has no other printed text but does have an AZO stamp box which dates the postcard from between 1904 and 1918.

This page created 25th February 2010, last modified 19th March 2010


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