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Photos of flood aftermath in the Black Hills area during 1911-1920


July 16, 1918, flood in Hot Springs


The Fall River in Hot Springs in July 1918. Photograph courtesy of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
The Fall River in Hot Springs in July 1918. Photograph courtesy of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
Hot Springs flooded on July 16, 1918, when Fall River overtopped its banks. Photograph courtesty of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
Hot Springs flooded on July 16, 1918, when Fall River overtopped its banks. Photograph courtesty of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).


1918 flood in Hot Springs area (exact date unknown)


Clean up following a flood in Hot Springs in 1918. Photograph courtesy of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
Clean up following a flood in Hot Springs in 1918. Photograph courtesy of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
Road damage following a flood in 1918 in Hot Springs. Photograph courtesty of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
Road damage following a flood in 1918 in Hot Springs. Photograph courtesty of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
Rubble was deposited by flood waters in Hot Springs in 1918. Photograph courtesy of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
Rubble was deposited by flood waters in Hot Springs in 1918. Photograph courtesy of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).


August 8, 1918, flood in Hot Springs area


Flood waters damaged this car during an August 8, 1918, flood in Hot Springs. Photograph courtesty of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
Flood waters damaged this car during an August 8, 1918, flood in Hot Springs. Photograph courtesty of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
Minor flooding occurred in Hot Springs on August 8, 1918. Photograph courtesty of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
Minor flooding occurred in Hot Springs on August 8, 1918. Photograph courtesty of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).


May 12, 1920, flood on Cheyenne River near Hot Springs


A peak flow of 114,000 cubic feet per second was measured at station 06400500 (Cheyenne River near Hot Springs) on May 12, 1920. Photograph courtesy of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
A peak flow of 114,000 cubic feet per second was measured at station 06400500 (Cheyenne River near Hot Springs) on May 12, 1920. Photograph courtesy of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
This bridge was damaged near Hot Springs after the May 1920 flood on the Cheyenne River. Photograph courtesy of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
This bridge was damaged near Hot Springs after the May 1920 flood on the Cheyenne River. Photograph courtesy of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
Another photograph of the damaged bridge near Hot Springs after the May 1920 flood on the Cheyenne River. Photograph courtesy of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
Another photograph of the damaged bridge near Hot Springs after the May 1920 flood on the Cheyenne River. Photograph courtesy of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
Flood on the Cheyenne River on May 12, 1920. Photograph courtesy of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
Flood on the Cheyenne River on May 12, 1920. Photograph courtesy of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
Photograph of the Cheyenne River near Hot Springs three days after the May 12, 1920, flood. Photograph courtesy of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
Photograph of the Cheyenne River near Hot Springs three days after the May 12, 1920, flood. Photograph courtesy of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).


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