​Yangtze River By The Hudson Ba​y

Snap Shots of The Metropolis of Hankow (or Hankou, 漢口) Before the Height of the Great Flood

"The Methodist Day School in Siao Chih Keo during the flood. {OC}"

Hankow (漢口) is the modern day Wuhan, Hubei (湖北,武汉), Where the Han River (漢水) Flows into the Yangtze River (扬子江).

"Hankow flood before they were at the worst {OC}"

"Main streets of Kiukiang, Kiangsi (江西, 九江) -- In flood, ca.  July 1935 {OC}"

"Kiukiang's main street during the flood {OC}"

"Kiukiang in flood,near RR station,July 1935 'you came through the water in the foreground' {OC}"

What Use to be Streets in Front of the Old WLH Compound:

"Flood in front of the old W.L.H. {OC}"

These are just a few pictures found from the Perkins Family Collection regarding the flood.  However, it is enough to illustrate the dire

magnitude of The Great Flood <长江洪水泛滥> when dry land and city streets became the second coming of The Venice.

A resemblance of the "Hurricane Katrina" in the US during the deep summer of 2005 except much worse.

"Whatever is left of the Methodist Church in a small town across the river from Kiukiang, called Siao Chih Keo. {OC}" 

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Convenient Usage of the Flood Water: "Kiukiang's main street after the flood began to subside;note the woman and girl doing the family washing at the front door {OC}" (I believe those Chinese characters at right translate to 'Western Clothing Department Store')

Downtown Main Streets in Kiukiang: "A view of our main street--you came through this Kiukiang July, 1935;

Kiukiang main street in flood time {OC}"  {OC} = ORIGINAL CAPTIONS

"Flood,Kiukiang,July 1935. {OC}"

"Streets of Kiukiang, Kiangsi (江西, 九江)

at the Height of the Flood: ca.  July 1935.{OC}"

{OC} = ORIGINAL CAPTIONS

The Great Flood of 1930s <长江洪水泛滥 1930年代>