Historic floods have battered Fort Worth through the years

The 1949 flood is considered the worst in Fort Worth history as at least 10 people were killed and 13,000 left homeless. The city is now protected by stronger flood controls.
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The 1949 flood is considered the worst in Fort Worth history as at least 10 people were killed and 13,000 left homeless. The city is now protected by stronger flood controls.

In Fort Worth’s ’49 flood, West 7th was underwater, and that wasn’t all

August 28, 2017 09:32 PM

About Bud Kennedy

Bud Kennedy

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Bud Kennedy is a homegrown Fort Worth guy who started out covering high school football here when he was 16. He went away to the Fort Worth Press and newspapers in Austin and Dallas, then came home in 1981.

Since 1987, he's written more than 1,000 weekly dining columns and more than 3,000 news and politics columns. If you don't like what he says about politics, read him on barbecue.

Email Bud at bud@star-telegram.com