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    • Logjam at bridge.

    • Logjam at bridge.

    • Title taken from caption which reads, "Fairbanks, Alaska, Aug. 16 - Logjam at bridge. The Chena River, sweeping logs and debris with it, overflows its banks by the Cushman Street bridge in downtown Fairbanks. Workmen attempted to clear the logs...

    • UAF-2006-105-1
    • Flood covers ballpark.

    • Flood covers ballpark.

    • Title taken from caption which reads, "Fairbanks, Alaska, Aug. 16 - Flood covers ball park. Flood water pours over Growden Memorial Field at Fairbanks, Alaska, where Babe Ruth World Series baseball tournament was to have been played Aug. 19-27. ...

    • UAF-2006-105-4
    • Boats become commonplace.

    • Boats become commonplace.

    • Title taken from caption which reads, "8/15/67 - Fairbanks, Alaska. Boats become commonplace 8/14 as waters of the Chena River overflow onto the streets. Rain continues to fall and damage is already estimated in the millions. The central part of...

    • UAF-2006-105-5
    • Flooded homes.

    • Flooded homes.

    • Title taken from verso which reads, "Fairbanks, Alaska, Aug. 15 - Flooded homes. Water from the flooding Chena River spills over its banks into a residential area of Fairbanks. Many persons were reported stranded but there were no reports of...

    • UAF-2006-105-6
    • Logjam backs up Chena.

    • Logjam backs up Chena.

    • Title taken from caption which reads, "Fairbanks, Alaska, Aug. 15 -- Log jam backs up Chena. Workers tried in vain to clear a massive log jam from the North Hall Street bridge in Fairbanks, Monday evening as the Chena River rampaged through this...

    • UAF-2006-105-7
    • Bitter End.

    • Bitter End.

    • Title taken from caption which reads, "Fairbanks, Aug. 16 -- The Bitter End -- Smoke pours from Bonnie and Al's Bar B-Q in Fairbanks and firefighters roll up through flood waters and park next to the Bitter End next door in an attempt to control...

    • UAF-2006-105-8
    • He's hungry, Mom.

    • He's hungry, Mom.

    • Title taken from caption which reads, "Fairbanks, Alaska, Aug. 16 -- He's hungry, Mom -- When a youngster gets hungry, any food will do, as evidenced by this young victim of Fairbanks' flood. The child and his mother were among hundreds of...

    • UAF-2006-105-10
    • Boating in the streets.

    • Boating in the streets.

    • Title supplied by indexer.

      Caption reads, "8/17/67 - Fairbanks, Alaska - The worst flooding in this city's history forces thousands of people to evacuate their homes and businesses 8/15. Damage is already estimated at $100 million...

    • UAF-2006-105-11
    • Homes engulfed by flood.

    • Homes engulfed by flood.

    • Title taken from caption which reads, "Fairbanks, Alaska, Aug. 16 -- Homes engulfed by flood -- A residential area of Fairbanks close by the main business district of the central Alaska city was a vast lake as floodwaters of the rampaging Chena...

    • UAF-2006-105-14
    • Lots of water left.

    • Lots of water left.

    • Title taken from caption which reads, "Fairbanks, Alaska, Aug. 17 -- Lots of water left -- This is a low aerial view of downtown Fairbanks as flood waters start to recede slowly. The overflowing Chena River can be seen in the background. People...

    • UAF-2006-105-16
    • Flooded streets.

    • Flooded streets.

    • Title taken from caption which reads, "8/16/67 - Fairbanks, Alaska: Flooded streets prevent firemen from reaching the scene of several fires 8/15, and fires had to burn themselves out. Thousands are homeless and damage is estimated at 200 million...

    • UAF-2006-105-17

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