M.S. Mitchell was an engineer on the Big Ditch and later became flood control superintendent. He is shown here at Control Structure No. 4.
M.S. Mitchell was an engineer on the Big Ditch and later became flood control superintendent. He is shown here at Control Structure No. 4. The Wichita Eagle File photo
M.S. Mitchell was an engineer on the Big Ditch and later became flood control superintendent. He is shown here at Control Structure No. 4. The Wichita Eagle File photo

‘Big Ditch Mitch’ saved Wichita many times

March 11, 2017 3:54 PM