However, eventually the weather patterns for N. Texas changed and the large rains came. Remember, there were no Levees, Reservoirs, dams or lakes to accept the water so it all just moved "down stream" and flooded the Trinity Basin
as it always had, from "Baby Doe's ridge on the west to Colorado Blvd. on the east taking out everything in its path including the connecting bridges and railroad tracks across the normally small expanse of the Trinity meanders. This is a photo of the 1908 flood.