Friday, May 18, 2012

Friday Photo: 1908 Clark Fork Flood

Happy Friday! Over the last part of May in 1908, western Montana endured thirty-three consecutive days of precipitation that led to a disastrous flood...

Montana Historical Society Photograph Archives, 949-408
 Missoulians improvised a walking bridge after the Higgins Avenue Bridge over the Clark Fork washed out on June 5, 1908. Click the photo for a bigger version.

P.S. You can find more photos of the flood here.