Download e-book for kindle: Great Cumberland Floods, The: Disaster in the Queen City by Albert L. Feldstein

By Albert L. Feldstein

The mountain snows melted and the rains got here. In 1853, hundreds of thousands fled the emerging water; in 1889, days of torrential rain ravaged the town; and in 1936, the notorious St. Patrick�s Day flood observed a swell of ten toes. Perched at the banks of the Potomac River, town of Cumberland, Maryland, has been stricken by devastating floods in view that its origin. again and again, deluges have introduced town to its knees. but the Queen urban has regularly risen positive and undimmed from the raging waters. With this wonderful selection of photos, historian and writer Albert L. Feldstein chronicles the background of Cumberland via its floods and the valiant efforts of its voters to stem the tide.

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