Feb 14, 2009

Flood of June 1905, Ravenna's Crockery Creek

Flood of June 5th, 1905

The torrential rains on June 5th 1905 caused devastation throughout southwestern Michigan. Many lives were lost, buildings were destroyed and the railroad was brought to a halt in some areas. Bridges were washed away as the flood waters surged higher in the days following the rains.

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