Water surrounded the home of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lawrence ( *Morgan Creek Road in the field across diversion ditch by DeMunn's garage) marooning the family for the duration of the night.
Chicken coops became the scene of many cleanings by law- abiding "mauradeers, removing the fowls to higher places of safety .One popular man put his in crates and hung up the crates.
old iron bridge-built 1898)one time three years ago had twenty tons on it at one time.His outfit,he explained, weighed nearly twice that amount,the truck having a gross weight of 28 ton and the trailor a gross weight of 10 ton ,making a total of 38 ton. The load consisted of steel castings.The driver expressed fear that the dirt connecting road might fail ,the frost letting the truck through..Therefore he insisted that one truck proceed and 1 follow so that if he " fell through " he would be ready with help before he got in too deep. (doesn't say if he made it--- will check with Dick Riffle (age 93 )- memory still great) .
To be continued Photos Lindley Bridge 2010
2010 River Float from Wetlands -North of Lindley bridge