All lines of communication were wiped out by the 1916 floods in Asheville and surrounding areas. Courtesy of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
All lines of communication were wiped out by the 1916 floods in Asheville and surrounding areas. Courtesy of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
All lines of communication were wiped out by the 1916 floods in Asheville and surrounding areas. Courtesy of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

Lesson from 1916: How to prevent North Carolina’s next great flood

July 19, 2016 6:22 PM