Quantcast
Home / Times Past / Flood at the Turf (access required)

Flood at the Turf (access required)

An unidentified bartender struggles with the door on the Turf Saloon in this 1908 Bisbee photograph. A flood sent the torrent of water from the back alley through the building and out the front door onto Main Street. Photographer M.W. Low recorded the action during the storm that caused more than $25,000 in damage to Main Street businesses. Although flooded, the Turf sustained only minor damage and remained open throughout the deluge.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

 

x

Check Also

vote-button-web

Are you the ultimate railbird? (access required)

The elections are upon us, and now is your opportunity to prove to the entire Capitol community that you’re the smartest railbird around.