Mitchells Home 11-8-1973 1

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the Army the Mitchells Move Home To Escape Flooding When the Seth Mitchells got water in their home from Tropical Storm Delia in September, September, they decided it was time for a change. The family home at 514 Harvey Harvey Blvd. in Brownwood had about 18 inches of tidal water. It had more than that during Hurricane Carla in 1961. Rather than leave their 3,000-square-foot home, the Mitchells decided to move it about 2,000 feet up the street That distance meant a differ- nee between an elevation bout five feet where the at to an elevation of 18.35 t the new location. The brick had to be rom the house, and then tructure was firmly braced. inally, the home was cut oose from its concrete fourida- on, jacked up and supported y great steel beams. Dollies with 32 wheels was moved er it. A few trees had to'be he Mitchells' wooded lot so

Clipped from The Baytown Sun08 Nov 1973, ThuPage 1

The Baytown Sun (Baytown, Texas)08 Nov 1973, ThuPage 1
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