Ohio River Flood
Version of above Picture is on Display at Mario's Restaurant
above was taken for the Weirton Steel Bulletin during the great Ohio
River Flood of
1936. The river backed up into Holliday's
Cove as far as Petro DiNovo's Dodge & Plymouth
Garage (3914 Main St.)
near the Elmer Avenue intersection.
Version of above Picture is on Display at Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson
Development Corporation on 4th Street in Steubenville.
above was taken during the great Ohio River Flood of 1936.
The river level, which is
covering the railroad tracks and part of Route 7, can be seen high up
on the piers of the Fort
Steuben Bridge in the background. A "Pure"
oil company sign is visible on the lighthouse gas
Enlarged version of above picture is located at the Weirton Area Museum & Cultural Center.
above shows the toll booth on the Fort Steuben Bridge, located on the West Virginia
side of the Ohio River, looking toward Holliday's Cove. The car is stopped at the edge of the
rising water. The partially submerged half moon farm is on the left.