US Army Corps of Engineers
Omaha District

Historical Vignette: 1939 Glasglow Flood

1939 Glasglow Flood

Published Jan. 13, 2015

In 1939 the US Army Corps of Engineers reinforced the levees protecting Glasgow, Montana, from flooding caused by ice dams and snowmelt. The city was nearly surrounded by water but remained dry.

Content courtesy of Montana Historical Society Research Center, Photographic Archives, Helena, Montana