Flood waters from Rainier Avenue had far reaching effects as shown in this photo from Feb. 1, 1952. Owners of the Columbia Motel on Highway 410 far below Rainier Avenue watched helplessly as the water, which was diverted across the Tri-Cities Golf Course, flowed down on them. Four motel apartments were soon under 18 inches to two feet of water. Damage was estimated in excess of $1,000.
Flood waters from Rainier Avenue had far reaching effects as shown in this photo from Feb. 1, 1952. Owners of the Columbia Motel on Highway 410 far below Rainier Avenue watched helplessly as the water, which was diverted across the Tri-Cities Golf Course, flowed down on them. Four motel apartments were soon under 18 inches to two feet of water. Damage was estimated in excess of $1,000. Archive Tri-City Herald
Flood waters from Rainier Avenue had far reaching effects as shown in this photo from Feb. 1, 1952. Owners of the Columbia Motel on Highway 410 far below Rainier Avenue watched helplessly as the water, which was diverted across the Tri-Cities Golf Course, flowed down on them. Four motel apartments were soon under 18 inches to two feet of water. Damage was estimated in excess of $1,000. Archive Tri-City Herald

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