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Top Level : History : Floods on the Illinois River

High water in Beardstown in this undated photograph (possibly 1922). People are carrying poles to guide them through any deep spots in the water as they cross flooded roads.

Illinois State Museum collection
Gift of James Skiles, Beardstown

High water in Beardstown
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