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Agnes Flood
Date: 6/22/2012 Album ID: 1491844
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Images from the Times-Tribune Archives of the Agnes Flood that effected the Wyoming Valley in June 1972.
Aerial photograph of Market St. in Kingston. Photo was taken on June 24, 1972. Times Tribune Archives
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Aerial photograph of South Wilkes-Barre. Photo was taken on June 24, 1972.  Times Tribune Archives
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Aerial photograph of South Wilkes-Barre. Photo was taken on June 24, 1972. Times Tribune Archives
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Aerial photograph of the Wilkes-Barre Post Office along Main St.Photo was taken on June 24, 1972. Times-Tribune Archives
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This is how downtown Tunkhannock looked as the rampaging Susquehanna River continued to spill from its banks. The borough's principal thoroughfare - Tioga Street. - is covered with water. Lehigh Valley Railroad tracks are just visible at upper left. To the right is the Gay Murray Hardware Store. Times-Tribune Archives
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Mary Corcoran is carried from a rescue boat after she and a companion, right, were rescued from a Wilkes-Barre home for the elderly. Smoke from a major fire which struck the flood-bound city is visible in the background.  Times-Tribune Archives
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Helicopter hovers over scene as rescue worker directs evacuee to shelter center in Northampton St. area of Wilkes-Barre,PA. Photo was shot on June 24,1972.  Times Tribune Archives
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Wilkes-Barre firefighters, surrounded by flood waters, fight losing battle against fire. Perched atop a submerged truck, they employ pump which forces stream of flood water against the blaze. Photo was taken on June 24, 1972  Times Tribune Archives
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Four unidentified men in a motor boat in downtown Wilkes-Barre on June 24, 1972. In the background you can see numerous buildings on fire. Agnes Flood Times-Tribune Archives
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Massive clean-up job facing flood stricken Wyoming Valley begins in Wilkes-Barre's Public Square, where four to five feet of water had accumulated during the height of disaster. Workman is attempting to shovel two-inches of mud from the receding flood waters into the street. Times Tribune Archives
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Tombstones from the Forty Fort Cemetery. The cemetery is located along the Susquehanna River.    Times Tribune Archives
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Pennsylvania National Guard building under water in West Pittston.Photo was taken on June 24, 1972. Times Tribune Archives
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Section of Forty-Fort Cemetery which was washed away by flood caused by Tropical Storm Agnes. Work is progressing on restoring the dike. Workmen are shown in photo at work on the cemetery grounds. Remains of caskets and tombstones are at left along dike. Times Tribune Archives
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Mundy Park, one of the largest mobile home sites in the Wyoming Valley, on the outskirts of Wilkes-Barre. People had to relocate to these mobile home parks while they made repairs to their homes damaged in the Agnes Flood.  Times Tribune Archives
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A view of the Luzerne County Courthouse looking from the Kingston side of the Susquehanna River. Times Tribune Archives
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Unidentified man looking over a map of the area affected by Agnes Flood.   Times Tribune Archives
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Car damaged by flood waters at a car dealership in West Pittston. Times Tribune Archives
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Aerial photograph of the North Street Bridge as seen from the Wilkes-Barre side. Image taken on August 25, 1972.  Times Tribune Archives
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