Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on April 13, 1973 · Page 47
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 47

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GREELEV (CaU.) TRIBUNE Kri., April 13, lf» S^v?t':7* m^^^ ff 8 ^ W : MFw?? ·^^ **m ··~i#*j*** " 3l Eps-SS rpsaaW ·K^^l'?'"" " · "W GIVE HAND -- Neighbors and friends and cattle were evacuated as flood waters i- ^.pgpppn help with evacuation of livestock from the Bill from Latham Reservoir pressed down on * V^SsS^j Dumler farm, east of Evans. About 30 horses farm. (Tribune photo by Marcus Newton) lip %;/:.-.: '^^M ri^e*S^;s*i^ Jvi^P xciaa ^-^. ^ :-^ ; f , J ^^jg .V '..:.. ^^^···^.t ^,.^ ! ,!- .- ^ FLOOD WATERS MOVE INTO DAIRY--Flood water begins to inundate the Kuner cutoff. Flood waters completely covered the dairy within ten minutes after George Maxey dairy located about two miles south of U.S. 34 on the Hudson- this photo was taken Thursday. (Tribune photo by Lynn Heinze) DIAGRAMMING THE BREAK -- Victor Klein, center, diagrams the point where Latham Reservoir dam broke for a group of volunteers and a state patrolman. In left foreground with back to camera is Paul Hoshiko. Both Klein and Hoshiko farm in the Kersey area. Klein is connected with the Latham ditch company. (Tribune photo by Red Edgerton) SURROUNDED -- The Loren Wadsworth residence in the old Auburn School was surrounded by water Thursday afternoon. Kxcept for a foot of water in the basement, the -aa home, located about two miles northeast of Latham Reservoir, escaped major damage. (Tribune photo by Lynn Heinze) A TENSE DAY FOR LEFTY--April 12 was a tense day for Weld County and for Civil Defense Director Edgar (Lefty) Bartels. He's at the command post set up in the commissioners' office in the courthouse. Bartels said that hundreds of offers of help came in and that much of the relief and housing was handled through the Weld County Chapter of the American Red Cross. (Tribune photo by Red Edgerton) GEESE FROLIC -- While most of the residents of Kersey STRANDED CATTLE -- This was the the speed of the coming waters. These cattle were evacuating the area, some found the high waters to be scene in many areas 'along the path of flood were later herded lo safety by horsemen, perfect for a swim on a hot day. (Tribune photo by Lynn waters Thursday. Cattle were in many cases (Tribune photo by Lynn Heinze) Heinze) not moved by truck due to road flooding and ?'·:"»£" WATCHING THE WATER RISE Monitors of the Loren Wadsworth family wntch the water rise around their home in the I old Auburn School building about noon Thursday. (Tribune photo by Morcus Newton) UNDER SEA OF MUD - This farm home north of Kersey was one of those completely surrounded by the sea of mud and debris which was pushed alona by Hood waters Thursdnv. (Tribune nhoto by Lvnn HHnjf) t. I' t

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