Heavy rains cause rivers and Lake Conemaugh to rise

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Heavy rains cause rivers and Lake Conemaugh to rise - Heavy rains prevailed throughout Pennsylvania...
Heavy rains prevailed throughout Pennsylvania Pennsylvania for several days, and caused the streams in every direction 4o .Overflow. Two and a half miles northeast of Johnstown is an old reservoir, formerly known as Coneroaugh Lake. It fs 300 feet above the level of Johnstown. The nhurusl inpouring of water caused the dam by which the water was controlled to give way .'and a flood swept down the ConemaughJValley. Johnstown Johnstown is practically obliterated, and Cone - maugh, JJolivar, Florence and other towns in the valley have suffered ' heavily. From this

Clipped from The Indianapolis News01 Jun 1889, SatPage 1

The Indianapolis News (Indianapolis, Indiana)01 Jun 1889, SatPage 1
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