Starke County (Ind.) ; Lakes & ponds; Boats; Residential streets;
This is a view of the residential area on the west side of Bass Lake near 1940. As can be seen, many residents had begun to build their own docks to tie up their boats as well as develop areas to picnic right on the lake's edge.
For many years there were commerical boat rides available at Bass Lake and even boats that delivered vacationers to their hotels from a railroad spur that existed. Many people from northern Indiana and Illinois used these modes of transportation...
Floods; flood; Indiana; Evansville; Region; Pictorial; Works
Horse being transferred to land via ramp and boats, end of State Street,Newburgh, IN, Barge unloaded animals that were rescued from flood in Kentucky. Animals were turned loose and owner had responsibility to "round up" their stock, including pigs.