Franklin Township and the Surrounding Area :
Title:
Millstone flood
Date:
07/23/1938
Description:
An Esso Gas Station in Millstone during the 1938 flooding. An advertisement for U.S. Tires is on the side of the station. A lone pump sits in front of it. There are a couple of automobiles safely parked above the flooded area. On the left, a man rides a bicycle across what may be a bridge under the water. The water comes up to mid-tire on his bike. There are a couple of houses behind the gas station. What may be some kind of barn/garage is just across from it with a staircase running up to the second floor. Telephone poles with wires takes up the center field of the flooded area.
Place:
Millstone, NJ
Photographer:
Wade, Elton H. L.
Object Name:
Negative, Sheet Film
Object ID:
2009.1.351
Other #:
267
Film Size:
3 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.
Copyright:
Franklin Township Public Library
Collection:
Elton H. L. Wade Photograph Collection
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