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Historic Construction Photos from 1915 - 1932

The Miami Conservancy District has a rich history, some of which can be viewed directly in a collection of 4,089 original construction photos. This website application allows you to search the MCD archives of photographs taken between 1915 and 1932, during the construction of MCD’s flood control system. The photograph database may be searched by using one of the following criteria methods.

*Please note the information for this database was manually compiled from archived historical information. If you find any errors or have access to any of the missing photographs, please contact us at


Dayton Metro Library Archives

The Dayton Metro Library also has a collection of historical photographs, including more than 400 photographs of the Dayton area during and just after the devastating flood of March 1913.


Select one of four option to search:

Location & Year

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