Flood of 1950 taken by Allen Hesson | Print |

 

 

Flood 1_resized

Bus similar to the one lost, brought volunteers to the scene to search for victims

 

 

Flood 2_resized

Actual bus that was lost

 

 

Flood 3_resized

Different view of the bus

 

 

Flood 4_resized

Another view of the bus

 

 

Flood 5_resized

This is the spot where the bus was washed into the river. The top of the bus is still in the river to the left of the water.

 

Flood 6_resized

Washed out railroad tracks

 

 

 

Flood 7_resized

Jack Scott on the left, Roger Burling

 

 

 

Flood 8_resized

Searching for flood victims northwest of Talmage

 

 

 

Flood 9_resized

Ray Best walking down railroad bed. Track was

washed over to the right

 

 

 

Flood 10_resized

Debris on railroad bridge. Drowned cow stuck up under the bridge in trash

 

 

 

Flood 11_resized

Crossing the bridge to eat lunch

Front: Neil Scheitel, middle: Roger Burling, back: Jack Scott

 

 

 

Flood 12_resized

V.C. Bohne coming down the tracks looking for victims

 

 

 

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From left: Neil Scheitel, Jack Scott, Ed Elsten, V.C. Bohne, Don Calus

 

 

 

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V.C. Bohne & Ed Elsten in the mud

 

 

 

Flood 15_resized

From left: Dick Failing & Ray Best

 

 

 

 

 Flood 16_resized

Resting after searching for flood victims

From left: Roger Burling & Neil Scheitel

 

 

 

Flood 17_resized

Vic Bohne got his feet hooked in the fence and landed in the mud. Dick Failing, Jack Scott, & Ed Elsten helping Bohne get loose.