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1936 Johnstown Flood main street
1936 Johnstown Flood main street
Description: On March 17, 1936, Johnstown experienced a devastating flood caused by heavy runoff from melting snow and three days of rain. Before the waters receded the following day, the flood had risen to 14 feet in some areas. About two dozen people died in the flood, while 77 buildings were destroyed, nearly 3,000 more were severely damaged. Property damages were estimated at 41 million.

Date Taken: 3/17/1936
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City: Johnstown
State: pennsylvania
Country: United States
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