Rescue and recovery after the Johnstown Flood of 1889

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black and white photo of the view looking up Main Street filled with flood debris

Mountains of flood debris dwarf this man. Survivors had to sift through these piles to search for

other survivors. All of this debris had to be sorted through and removed.