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8,000,000 New Yorkers Face Water Shortage
Florida Hurricane Damage In The Millions
1. Kensico Reservoir. one of New York's water sheds. looks "as dry as a bone". 2. The spillway at Croton Dam over which not a drop is spilling. 3. Croton Reservoir looks like this. 4. Another view of Kensico, Croton, Kensico and Ashokan normally hold 253 billion gallons of water but now hold only 85 billion.
Wirephotos from the Miami Beach area give a partial idea of the havoc wrought by the 125-mile-an-hour twister that swirled across Florida in a Miami-Fort Myers line. Damage to citrus crops, communication lines, homes and highways may reach $100,000,000.
Water Shortage Hits Eastern Area
Freak Windstorm Fells Poles
Snow, Gales & Floods Devastate Eastern U.S.
Thousands of Milwaukeean's were left "waiting for a streetcar" when a sudden 50-mile windstorm followed by snow, toppled 21 trolley-wire poles over a stretch of six blocks.
The long summer and fall dry spell in the East has resulted in a scarcity of water from normal sources of supply in New Jersey and New York. Picture shows residents of Roosevelt, N.J., getting their daily ration of water from an army mobile water tank serving in the emergency.
When the clay plateau on which the homes in Surte, Northern Sweden, are built started to slide a$ a result of heavy rains, houses were twisted upside down and every which way, and 40 homes were toppled into theGoeta River. One person died and 30 were injured as a result of this freak of nature.
1. Pittsburgh digs out after a 29-inch snowfall. 2. Youngstown. Ohio paralyzed by a 2-foot blanket of snow and sub-freezing cold. 3. The Alabama football team. ready to take off from Birmingham for game with Florida. which state was also hit by storm.
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“Black Blizzard” Sweeps Kansas
Two cars (one practically obscured) move cautiously along a road near Lawrence, Kansas, during a prolonged win and sand storm. Winds of 80 miles an hours whipped the top soil into dust over and area of several thousand acres, causing heavy damage to early crops.
Also See: Snow, Tornados, Floods
Hell, Mich., Freezes Over
Mrs. Helen Collins of Hell, Michigan, finds a motor-driven snow plow a big help as she keeps the road open from the little town of 15 residents, mostly Gis, to the nearest grocery store 3 miles away, during cold wave which swept most of U.S.