Great River Road, 2016

1915 Refinery Flood


“1915 Refinery Flood,” Madison Historical, accessed February 24, 2024,


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A black and white Albumen print with a wood board border. Labeled on front bottom right corner "Gotler Photo Wood River, Ill" and written on bottom left side in red pencil "Aug 15-1915." The photograph depicts five men standing in water up to mid shin - showing piping and refinery buildings in background.


  • refineries
  • Wood River
  • Wood River Refinery
  • industry


August 15, 1915




  • Photograph


  • Black and white photographic print


  • Wood River, Illinois
  • 1910's


  • WRM-P-0002
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