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Vast Flood Cover State (1950)

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News fragment from 1950

In one of the worst floods the West Coast of America has ever seen, livestock must be left behind as thousands flee to escape the rising water. The flood source is an uncontrollable cascade gushing from the Sierra Nevada Mountains into a current river. Melting snow after eight days of rain is the cause.

More info: British Pathé
Produced by: British Pathé
Language: English
Year: 1950
Region: West Coast of America

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