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  • Subject: Sandbags--Louisiana--Baton Rouge--Photographs
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    • Protecting the levee with sandbags.

    • Levees--Louisiana--Baton Rouge--Photographs; Sandbags--Louisiana--Baton Rouge--Photographs; Flood control--Mississippi River--Photographs.
    • 'While the Mississippi River served as the main highway for the nation and gave Baton Rouge so much, during its flood stage the river also took away. Even with levees, sandbagging was a necessity' – Mark E. Martin, in Andrew D. Lytle's Baton...
    • Burton Lumber Company, sandbagging against the flood.

    • Burton Lumber Company (Baton Rouge, La.)--Photographs; Lumber-yards--Louisiana--Baton Rouge--Photographs; Floods--Louisiana--Baton Rouge--Photographs; Floods--Mississippi River--Photographs; Sandbags--Louisiana--Baton Rouge--Photographs.
    • 'The drying yard of the Burton Lumber Company was very close to the river's edge. When high water threatened the drying yard, sandbagging was a necessity. This flood occurred ca. 1900.' Mark E. Martin, in Andrew D. Lytle’s Baton Rouge:...

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