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Rosselle, F. A.
This postcard features a black and white image of the railroad train tracks in Rosedale, Mississippi. The area on either side of the tracks appears to be flooded and a men can be seen on the far end of the tracks. Houses, trees, and utility poles are seen on either side of the tracks, as well. "Rossell Rosedale Miss" is written in the bottom left corner of the image, and notes written on the rails and tracks read "Repairing R. R. Tracks Above Benoit Miss" and "Photo Rosedale 3:16.12" The collection donor, Dr. Lampton, notes, "The Mississippi Flood 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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Railroad Tracks in Rosedale, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University