PHOTOS: Historic images of Sioux City's Leeds neighborhood Jul 11, 2019 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Go back in time with our historic photos of the Leeds neighborhood in Sioux City. Tyler & Floyd Leeds businesses in 1893 on the corner of Tyler Street and Floyd Boulevard. Some buildings still exist today. Provided Historical fire station Leeds residents stand outside the Leeds Volunteer Fire Company. The fire house was built in 1892 and quickly became a social gathering area for the community. Provided Elmwood Mansion Elmwood mansion in the early 1900s after a third floor and Greek pillars were added. This was the home to four generations of the Tredway family. The building was demolished in 1988. Provided Hawthorne School Hawthorne School was built in 1891 on the corner of 44th and Central streets. It was the first public school house in Leeds and cost $18,448. Provided by Dave Gordon Leeds Airport A Kari-Keen Aircraft Inc. plane sits in the Leeds Airport test field at 4320 41st St. Many air shows and flying lessons took place here in the 1930s. Provided American Pop Corn Company Trucks are parked outside the American Pop Corn Company in Leeds. Provided 1953 Floyd River flood Residents try to clean the mud off the streets after the Floyd River flood in 1953. Flood waters damaged nearly 400 businesses in Sioux City and claimed the lives of 14 people. Provided 1953 Leeds flood Leeds and the American Pop Corn Company submerged in water from the Floyd River flood of 1953. The company bounced back rather despite the severe water damage and resumed normal operations by the end of the summer. Provided 1953 Floyd River flood Leeds residents use a boat to traverse the streets after the Floyd River flood in 1953. Floyd Avenue and other streets were flooded up to the Highway 75 viaduct. Reports said the Floyd River rose seven feet in two-and-a-half hours. Provided Tags Sweeps Leeds Sioux City More information Decades: 14 photos looking back at Sioux City in the 1930sPHOTOS: Historic images of Sioux City's South Bottoms neighborhoodPhotos: Historic auto dealers in Sioux CityDecades: 23 photos looking back at Sioux City in the 1950sPlan to excavate undeveloped Loess Hills land draws criticism from some citizensPlan to legalize camping at Ickey Nickel advances to City CouncilNorfolk man assembles a sweet guitar made out of M&M's Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Load comments Recommended More Latest Local Offers American Home Health Care INOGEN ONE Little Swan Lake Winery Pinot Noir: Is great for dishes with earthy flavors Recipes made with Wrenn's Plumbing & Heating Inc. 24 Emergency Service Is Available!!!