This is a view of spectators and flood waters from Third Street looking east on Poyntz Avenue in Manhattan, Kansas. The Blue River bridge is visible at the far end of Poyntz Avenue. Also visible are horse-drawn carriages and wagons, a streetlight suspended above the intersection, utility poles and power lines, and the buildings and businesses along the city street.
Creator: Orr, S. C.
Item Number: 492
Call Number: FK2.R5 M.4 FL.1903 *12
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 492
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Scenes and views - Business districts
Date - 1900s - 1903
Environment - Weather - Floods
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
Places - Cities and towns - Manhattan
Places - Counties - Riley
Thematic Time Period - Age of Reform, 1880 - 1917 - Progressive Era, 1900 - 1916
Transportation - Non-motorized - Wagons
Type of Material - Photographs