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The Great Floods of 1890-91 (access required)

The remnants of the railroad bridge destroyed during the 1890 flood that spanned the Salt River and led into Tempe.Back-to-back floods in 1890 and 1891 were ultimately responsible for the construction of the Roosevelt Dam. In 1890, the flood washed away part of the Tempe railroad bridge and the Walnut Grove Dam. The spring of 1891 ...

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