Unidentified people in a large rowboat and standing on fence rails during flooding in June 1894. Rain and snowmelt inundated the Columbia and Willamette Rivers, overwhelming Portland with water levels up to 33 feet. These Portlanders navigated downtown in boats, stopping at SW 3rd and Morrison to document the event. Learn more about the 1894 flood from the Oregon Encyclopedia https://oregonencyclopedia.org/articles/willamette_flood_1894_/#.WwWeM-4vxaQ
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- OrHi 38664; Photo file 113-A