Many remember the flood of June 9, 1965. Since this week is the anniversary of the flood, we are sharing more photos from our collection from that day. More photos and memories can be found on facebook and After the Flood – June 9, 1965.
John Buhr floating near D.V. Preheim Farm, 1900 N. Main, Newton, June 1965.
Photos from the June 9, 1965 flood
Sand Creek at East 24th Street, Newton, June 9, 1965
Rescue Efforts, June 9, 1965.
Scenes from Around Newton
Photographer is looking south from 1700 North Main toward Main and Ninth, Newton, Ks. June 1965.
1700 Block North Main , Newton, Ks June 1965. John Buhr on the left.
1909 N. Main, Newton, Ks June 1965.
1709 N. Main, Newton Ks, June 1965.
Newton neighborhood, June 9, 1965.
100 Block W. 9th, Newton, Ks June 9, 1965.
Flood water covering ther Missouri Pacific Railroad tracks south of D.V. Preeim farm at 1900 N. Main, Newton, Ks, June 1965.
G. Standish and W. Bradshaw taking a break. In the background are the Missouri Pacific Railroad tracks. June 1965.
Ash Street Bridge
Ash Street Bridge gone. June 1965.
Ash Street Bridge downstream. June 1965.
Ash Street Bridge debris against the W. Broadway Bridge, Newton, Ks June 1965.
Looking west across Athletic Park, Newton, June 9, 1965.