James Street Railway

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Aberdeen, South Dakota - History - Creation of The Town
... and buildings were constructed along Aberdeen’s Main Street ... but when heavy rains fell, the Pond reappeared and flooded the basements of every building on Main Street, causing many business owners and home owners much turmoil ... out with violent force and soon had the entire Main Street under, in some cases, four feet of water ...

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