• Short Summary

    The Wabash River floods driving 1700 families out of their homes.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Title reads: "Flood Fighters Versus The Wabash River". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    Indiana, United States of America (USA).

    Aerial views of Wabash river. Various shots of flooded countryside of Indiana, showing homes and cars deep in water. LS of American Army lorries with troops, passing camera. Various shots of men building temporary dykes with sand bags and dirt.

    (F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 16/02/1959.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2764.15
    Media URN:
    81381
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:51:00 / 01:24:08:00
    Canister:
    UN 3187 A

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