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1893 - City Under Eight Feet of Water.

NEW CASTLE, Pa., May 18. — The water is eight feet deep and still rising in a large part of this city. Several planning mills have been washed away, houses have been moved from their foundations, mills, factories and furnaces are flooded. The railroad bridges have been weighted with cars to keep them in place. Families were rescued from the second stories of their homes. A prisoner in the lockup was almost drowned. The contents of the cellars in the business part of the city are badly damaged.

The Marion Daily Star
Marion, Ohio
May 18, 1893

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