a newspaper man adjusts his pen

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

The flood of all floods

WEST BROWNSVILLE, Pa. – The small borough of West Brownsville, Pa., shown above while under water during the Election Day Flood of 1985, will be featured in a story Sunday in the Observer-Reporter newspaper about the worst flooding in history along the middle and upper reaches of the Monongahela River.

A view of some of 118 barges that broke free of their moorings and piled up above Maxwell Locks and Dam in LaBelle, Fayette County, Pa.

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