The flood's devastation prompted a massive relief effort by the Army, the Navy and the National Guard. There has been rain on 20 of the 26 days so far this month. In Elmira, 3, National Guards men patrolled the ravaged city. Louis also had to be rerouted. About 50, refugees re mained in temporary shelters in the state's Southern Tier. A survey of flood conditions in the regions of the Northeast follows. The death toll was put at Log In. Occasionally the digitization process introduces transcription errors or other problems.
The 40th anniversary of the Flood of is being observed this weekend across New York's Southern Tier and in Pennsylvania, which both.
Brundage News Room, Lounsbury's, the Dudley Hotel and the Hurricane Agnes began off the Yucatan Peninsula on June Susquehanna Basin in New York State saw up to 18 inches of rain. . Olean Times Herald. Saint Bonaventure has endured many floods since its beginning. The river flowed through the towns of Olean, Allegany, Bolivar, Belmont, Bradford, Eldred,.
Farther along the river, Wheeling Island off Wheeling, W.
In the river towns where flood crests inundated down town areas Saturday and Sun day, cleaning up went on. But the water was impure and had to be boiled before drinking. Damage was also heavy in New Martinsville, W.
The state police said that 21 persons had died in the floods, and three were missing. By now, they can calculate the rivers crest and figure how many bricks they must put under furniture to keep it from harm. In Pittsburgh, 3, city and county workers were assigned to remove mud and debris, and to repair waterworks and sew age treatment plants.
Bill Easley & Betty MacDonald (Betty died ) 'First Meeting in New York City - ' (click picture) FLOOD WATERS CLOSE IN ON THE PARK & SHOP This is the flood at it's highest stage only inches from flooding Olean BUSINESS Former W.T. Grant location across from Olean House Hotel building.
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Rail traffic also had to be rerouted to avoid central Penn sylvania and southwestern New York.
Volunteers streamed into stricken areas to help with everything from serv ing food to repairing electric generators. The record for the month isi 9. Farther along the river, Wheeling Island off Wheeling, W.
In Corning, cars at an auto dealer's lot were jumbled to gether.
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|Volunteers streamed into stricken areas to help with everything from serv ing food to repairing electric generators.
See the article in its original context from June 27,Page 28 Buy Reprints. Residents of Auburn in the north, evacuated Sunday when a dam showed signs of weakening, returned to their homes, the danger past. Farther south, the Ap pomattox River crested below flood stage, sparing Hopewell and Petersburg from serious damage.
From upstate New York to tidewater Virginia, families re turning to their ravaged neigh borhoods began the melancholy task of sifting through mud and debris for their few salvage able belongings.
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Louis also had to be rerouted. He estimated that 5, homes were destroyed in Elmira, 3, in Olean, 2, in Corning 2, in Wellsville, in Alfred, in Hornell, in Allegany, in Almond, in Salamanca and in Port ville.