More 1918 Flood Photos - Page 1F
Millie Fjetland Taylor recalls conditions in the town of Ellsworth. There was a pond that extended from their house to the school house, a distance of two and one half blocks. Before sidewalks were built, S.G. Johnson built a high wood sidewalk across a pond so he could get to his store on Main Street. Once a big rain caused it to float away.
She took this from the boat. No, she didn't either. She took it from the crossing between Rissetter's and Mrs. Crow's. You know Gallagher's oldest house on our street? Looking east when taking the picture. Some stretch of water. What?
This scene is close to the Skunk River bridge, looking south.
Ellsworth in the 1920s