1937 Flood: View of Bailey's Cafeteria on 9th Street looking north from 5th Avenue. Cabell County Library collection
Gallery: 1937 Flood historical photos
Jan. 26, 2015 @ 12:37 PM
On Jan. 27, 1937, the Ohio River crested in the Tri-State in the worst flood in local recorded history. The Flood of 1937 caused the river to reach a depth of 69.45 feet, more than 19 feet above flood stage in Huntington.