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Rosselle, F. A.
This postcard features a black and white image of the flooded railroad tracks above Benoit Mississippi in Rosedale, Mississippi. Water is pictured gushing over the far end of the tracks and high water can be seen in the areas on either side of the tracks. Houses, trees, and utility poles can be seen in the areas on either side of the tracks. "R. R. Track Above Benoit Miss" is written along the rail and "Photo Rosselle, Rosedale Miss" is written on a wooden track" The Mississippi Flood of the spring of 1912 was caused by a late snowfall coupled with heavy spring rain which gave way to devastating flooding along the Lower Mississippi River that killed 200 people and caused $70 million in damage. Photographer F. A. Rosselle
Postcards; Railroads; Railroad tracks
railroad tracks; train tracks; Mississippi Delta; Floods and flooding
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 3, Mississippi Delta Region,
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Flooded Railroad Tracks in Rosedale, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University