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  • Collection: George Peabody Collection

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/Peabody-DV-Nashville_Flood-1926-No_5.jpg
The Cumberland River experienced a major flood event after Christmas of 1926 and into 1927. The government has sought to control flooding on the Cumberland for well over a century. Beginning in 1871, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers built locks and…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/Peabody-DV-Nashville_Flood-1926-No_7.jpg
The Cumberland River experienced a major flood event after Christmas of 1926 and into 1927. This photograph shows a general view of the flooded area between Woodland Street and the Sparkman Street Bridge (aka the John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge).…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/Peabody-DV-Nashville_Flood-1926-No_9.jpg
The Cumberland River experienced a major flood event after Christmas of 1926 and into 1927. This photograph shows the inundated Tennessee Electric Power Company (TEPCO) Substation on Lebanon Pike. Before the establishment of the Tennessee Valley…
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