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Johnstown Pa Weather

Thirty-five years ago on July 19, residents of Johnstown, Pa., watched helplessly as the river water swelled into their streets. I survived the Johnstown Flood...

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Top 10 Historic U.S. Floods

Johnstown, Pa., 1889 May 31, 1889 Significance: More than 2,200 dead South Fork Dam failed, unleashing 20 million tons of water on Johnstown, located just 14 miles from the dam. Less than an hour after the dam burst, a wall of water some 30 feet high smashed into the town at speeds of 20 to 40 miles per hour.

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Tragic Photographs of Disasters that Occurred Before 1920

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Wonderful shot of vintage switchboard operators. My maternal grandmother (Gladys Holt Stringam) was one in the 1940's and 50's in Alberta.

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Nov. 22, 1956: ”Christmas Parade Downtown Pittsburgh” Despite 27-degree weather, thousands of people packed Downtown streets to watch the annual Christmas parade during the noon hour on Thursday, Nov. 22, 1956.

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