Photographs

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The Miami Conservancy District (MCD) has a rich history, some of which can be viewed directly in this collection of photos. This website application allows you to search the MCD archives for a significant portion of MCD photos including a selection of photos from:

• The 1913 Flood
• Pre-construction photos (roughly 1915-1918)
• Construction of the flood protection system (1918-1922)
• Post-construction photos (1923-1932)

Please note, MCD compiled this database from its archived historical information. If you find errors, please contact us at info@mcdwater.org. If using the photos, please credit Miami Conservancy District.

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Photo Photo Number:  1001-1012
Location:  Other - within watershed
Date Taken:  12-17-1918
Description:  Locomotive crane tipped over when placing steel girder on underpass for Ohio Electric and Springfield Pike under relocated Big Four & Erie Railroad, a 0.25 mile west of Huffman Dam. Crane operated by Bridge Company contractors.
Photo Photo Number:  1001-1013
Location:  Other - within watershed
Date Taken:  12-17-1918
Description:  Underside of part of locomotive crane tipped over when placing steel girder on underpass quarter of a mile west of Huffman Dam. Crane operated by Bridge Company contractors.
Photo Photo Number:  1001-1014
Location:  Other - within watershed
Date Taken:  12-17-1918
Description:  Underside of locomotive crane tipped over when placing steel girder on underpass quarter of a mile west of Huffman Dam. Crane operated by Bridge Company contractors.
Photo Photo Number:  1001-1015
Location:  Other - within watershed
Date Taken:  12-19-1918
Description:  Views of original locations. Erie Bridge across Mad River near east corporation line of the City of Dayton.
Photo Photo Number:  1001-1016
Location:  Other - within watershed
Date Taken:  12-19-1918
Description:  Views of original location. Erie Bridge across Mad River about a half-mile upstream from Huffman Dam.
Photo Photo Number:  1001-1017
Location:  Other - within watershed
Date Taken:  12-19-1918
Description:  Views of original location. Part of east span of Erie Bridge across Mad River about a half-mile upstream from the Huffman Dam.
Photo Photo Number:  1001-1018
Location:  Other - within watershed
Date Taken:  12-19-1918
Description:  Views of original location. Main span of Erie Bridge 300 feet above Huffman Dam.
Photo Photo Number:  1001-1019
Location:  Other - within watershed
Date Taken:  12-19-1918
Description:  Views of original location. Short span of Erie Bridge 300 feet above Huffman Dam.
Photo Photo Number:  1001-1020
Location:  Other - within watershed
Date Taken:  12-19-1918
Description:  Views of original location. Erie Bridge across Mud Run.
Photo Photo Number:  1001-1021
Location:  Other - within watershed
Date Taken:  12-19-1918
Description:  Views of original location. Big Four Bridge across Mud Run.