The Ohio River Flood of 1884 in Wheeling
| Date: February 6, 1884
|| High water mark: 53.4 ft
|| (17.4 ft over flood stage)
The Ohio River Flood of 1884, cresting at 53.4 ft. is the second highest on flood on record in Wheeling's history after the Flood of 1936, which crested at 55.2 ft.
▶ "A GREAT FLOOD Surpassing Any Seen Here in the Memory of Man," Wheeling Intelligencer, Feb. 7, 1884
▶ Vertical File: Wheeling Flood of 1884, Wheeling Room, non-circulating, ask for access at the reference desk.
▶ Binder: Wheeling Floods, Wheeling Room, non-circulating, ask for access at the reference desk.
▶ Archival Collection: Flood Photographs [1884-1936], OCPL Archives, non-circulating, appointment must be made to view collection.