The Worst Flood In US History

Livestock clings to a levy (Public domain)

In 1926, elevated amounts of rainfall were detected throughout the central United States. Additional rain over the course of the year began to swell major tributaries of the Mighty Mississippi above their banks. The Cumberland River in Tennessee recorded heights exceeding 50 feet around Christmas in 1926. Soon, all of that water would start to make its way…

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