Vanishing Troup: The West Point flood of 1912
Published 12:00 am Saturday, August 6, 2016
WEST POINT — This early postcard shows the streets of West Point underwater during the flood of 1912.
Sidewalks were elevated to allow for annual flooding as downtown West Point is in a flood zone. When the West Point Dam was built in 1976, this just about ended flooding in downtown West Point.