Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on March 20, 1936 · Page 18
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 18

Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, March 20, 1936
Page 18
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 20 · 1930 · St ist ~ '.Hi. ··;» -HI '''Ye' !Cu '..Mi Wi ·.'··Wi ·Its. : ao.i ·.. ; and ·nd " thi jcei .vves ·zooi - ;Ccri ' ' O ·eit .. i'-iho'i '.1 H- . , J.3! ··:ar wi utli IK Plot n.28 ." P.' ~5 1. Ofc ;ric HC SCENES FROM JOHNSTOWN AND PITTSBURGH, SWEPT BY FLOOD (All photos made by Central Press photographers rushed to scene by special planes.) Air view of water pouring into Johnstown recalls the terrible flood of 1889. Flood waters from Pittsburgh's three rivers invade the heart of the business district, sweeping into a de luxe motion picture theater, the largest in the city. Water, water everj-ivhere in Pittsburgh--yet this large factory building is destroyed by flames! Several persons were injured and several others were feared dead when a terrific explosion ripped through the plant. When nearby houses caught fire, occupants were trapped by a six to 10-foot wall of water. Oil company plant blaze on bank of Allegheny river at Pittsburgh creates an awesome scene. O A street scene in the heart of "Golden Triangle" shopping disfrict of Pittsburgh. A policeman in raincoat carries a man to safety on his back. How Pittsburgh Is Situated. I'loort waters creeping over Johnstown homes.

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