National Geographic : 1937 Jun
U. S.Army Air Corps Photograph byMajor Albert W. Stevens OHIO RIVER WATERS ENGULFED MANY ACRES OF HOMES AND FACTORIES IN THE HARD-HIT LOUISVILLE AREA In the foreground appears the Kentucky city's low "Point" section, with its partly submerged gasoline tanks, waterfront houses, and industrial plants. Across theswollen river is flooded Jeffersonville, Indiana. Against the approach to the railroad bridge are strewn fragments of houses, boats, and bridges, mixed with other flotsam from up the Ohio. Scores of lives were lost in this vicinity.