Letter Regarding the Great Miami Hurricane, 1926

From: N2013-15

Letter Regarding the Great Miami Hurricane, 1926

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from getting farther out of the water. Great holes had been washed in the road, mostly on the west bound side.

On the end of the east viaduct a big Mexpete tanker was sitting right up on the viaduct and it had crushed three boats under it and between the wall. Don’t know how many small boats were under it. They got that tanker off last week.

The county causeway protected the Venetian. It had one bad place and that was fixed right away for Red Cross Ambulance, and Emergency Cars.

When I got to Bayshore drives I was very much surprised to see all the boats that originally were moored in the bay, parked on lawns, in houses and stores and one on top of the other. The Rose Mahoney boomed like a skyscraper. She’s a big boat.

Very few of the autos boasted a top, and if they did it was perhaps because the owner