Dec 13, 2008

High Water

to locate this image on the American Memory website use search terms WINCHESTER FLOOD WATERS The old John Denver song, "Take Me Home, Country Road" makes mention of the Shenandoah River - the floodwaters of which submerged this farm near Winchester, Virginia in March 1936.

This image also brings to mind Johnny Cash's line 'How high's the water, Mama?' in the song "Five Feet High and Rising".

Photo by Arthur Rothstein.

[American Memory link] to locate this image, use search terms: Winchester, flood, waters