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Photos of Paris flood, 1910

The 1910 Great Flood of Paris was a catastrophe in which the Seine River, carrying winter rains from its tributaries, flooded Paris, France, and several nearby communities. In late January 1910, following months of high rainfall, the Seine River flooded … Continue reading

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1906 San Francisco earthquake

Panorama of San Francisco in ruins, taken via kite photography approx. 2,000 ft (600 m) above San Francisco Bay overlooking water front. Sunset over Golden Gate. May 28, 1906 by George R. Lawrence The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 was … Continue reading

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Big snow struck in 1946

During this blizzard, plows buried some cars in front of the old Post Office and Mueller’s Barber Shop. At another time, a grader was used to plow snow on Washington Avenue at Spring Street.

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