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Flood in Visalia, California

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Main Street, Visalia, California, was inundated for a second time in two months in February 1956. Here workers try to clear and obstruction in Mill Creek.

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Tom's and Luck Auto Supply on Visalia's Main Street in 1955-56 flood

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Main Street, Visalia, California, in the flood of 1955-56. Pictured are Tom's furniture store, and the Lucky Auto Supply Store, on the corner of Main and Garden Streets. In the background are the Grand Theater and (on the corner of Main and Church…

Gong's Meat Market in Visalia, California, in the 1955-56 flood

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View of 1955-56 floods in downtown Visalia, California, shows Main Street under water. The photo was taken from near Garden Street, looking toward the west. Gong's Meat Market can be seen (left center) near the corner of Main and Chirch Streets.

Victor Chan and Deming Leong

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Victor Chan and employee Deming Leong sit on the market truck in front of Chan Brothers Market during the 1955 flood. The market was located at 115 North Locust Street, Visalia, California.

Chan Bros. Market Truck in Flood of 1955, Visalia, Calif.

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Shown are the Chan Bros. Market truck and employees in flood of 1955 in downtown Visalia, CA.

South Fork Bridge, Three Rivers, Calif., Christmas 1955

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The south fork bridge on that fork of the Kaweah River in Three Rivers, CA, was destroyed by the December 1955 flood.

Flood of 1950

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Bill's Service Station & Market west of Porterville near the Porter Slough half under water from the flood of November 1950.

Arlington Hotel Flood of 1888 view from I Inyo streets Fresno California

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An 1888 flood scene showing the damage along Inyo street. The Arlington Hotel is seen on the right at the intersection of Inyo and J streets. In the distance is probably a freight warehouse of the Southern Pacific Railroad.

Remains of the New Bridge Reedley California

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Photo taken 26 January 1914 during Kings River overflow near Reedley, California. People are viewing the damage caused by the flood. Message on the back of the card says the new bridge was near the Reedley cemetery. The Fresno Morning Republican of…

Traver Road Bridge Kingsburg California

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The flooded Traver Road Bridge located one mile south of Kingsburg, California. Photo taken 26 January, 1914 during Kings River overflow. The Fresno Morning Republican of this date reported the "Kings River at the highest point in 50 years" and…