Here are some photos of the Providence, RI and Pawtucket, RI taken the day after the Hurricane of ’38 also known as The Great New England Hurricane. This hurricane was estimated to have killed 682 people and caused property losses of 4.7 billion when calculated in damage based on 2016 dollars ( $306 million in 1938). We can all look forward to the pot boiling more furiously and more hurricanes as climate change becomes greater.
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Barber shop of the Grosvenor Building with barber chairs reflected in the remnants of storm surge waters. New England Hurricane of 1938. Rhode Island, Providence
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