1936 Flood

These photos are from the Stuart Fifield Collection via Jim Clark-Dawe – Thanks Jim!  (Be sure to touch/click the “i” for more information.)

In March 1936, the ground was still frozen, with a generous snow pack when the rains came.  The flood in March 1936 and the hurricane in September 1938 were the reasons several dams were build in the northeast – including the Blackwater Dam here in Webster.

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