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Video footage of the June 1965 Plum Creek Flood
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This digitized video footage, 5-minutes long, shows the June 1965 Plum Creek flood as it races through Castle Rock, Colorado. It is filmed from the corner...Show more This digitized video footage, 5-minutes long, shows the June 1965 Plum Creek flood as it races through Castle Rock, Colorado. It is filmed from the corner of Perry and 2nd Streets, looking across Festival Park and toward the Castle Rock Town Hall. There is also a short segment toward the end of the video showing damage near Larkspur in the flood's aftermath. This and other digitized items are available through the Archives & Local History website—accessible anywhere with an internet connection. Show less
Meacham Family Photographs of June 1965 Flood, 1994.001
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This archival collection consists of digitized slide images recording damage on East Plum Creek in Sedalia after the 1965 flood. It may be accessed throug...Show more This archival collection consists of digitized slide images recording damage on East Plum Creek in Sedalia after the 1965 flood. It may be accessed through the Archives & Local History website (archives.dcl.org) at any time. Other original archival materials from this collection are accessible through Archives & Local History at the Castle Rock - Philip S. Miller library, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. These items include recollections by Frederick C. Meacham Jr., a pictorial review of the 1965 flood, and a booklet titled "Disaster 1965: Scenes of the South Platte Flood, June 16th, 1965." Show less
Mary Cornish Photographs of the June 1965 Flood, 1993.006
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This link takes you to digitized images from the Mary Cornish Papers, showing the June 1965 Plum Creek flood and flood damage. They can be accessed on the Archives & Local History website (archives.dcl.org) at any time. This link takes you to digitized images from the Mary Cornish Papers, showing the June 1965 Plum Creek flood and flood damage. They can be accessed on the Archives & Local History website (archives.dcl.org) at any time. Show less
Oral History - Memories of the 1965 Flood
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In this audio interview, 14 local witnesses give their accounts of the June 1965 Plum Creek flood. Both audio and text transcript resources are available on the Archives & Local History website—accessible anywhere with an internet connection. In this audio interview, 14 local witnesses give their accounts of the June 1965 Plum Creek flood. Both audio and text transcript resources are available on the Archives & Local History website—accessible anywhere with an internet connection. Show less
Floods of June 1965 in South Platte River Basin, Colorado
Book - 1969
In-library use only in some locations
Flood, Mud & Misery
The Disaster of the Week of June 14, 1965
Book - 1965
In-library use only in some locations
Floods of Douglas County Research Reference File
Web Resource
This historical overview, compiled by Archives & Local History staff, documents known historic floods in Douglas County. It is available any time thro...Show more This historical overview, compiled by Archives & Local History staff, documents known historic floods in Douglas County. It is available any time through the Archives & Local History website (archives.dcl.org)—accessible anywhere with an internet connection. Show less
Map Showing Areas of Past Flooding in the Parker Quadrangle, Arapahoe and Douglas Counties, Colorado
Map - 1972
In-library use only in some locations
Automobile Damaged and Buried by 1965 Flood
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This digitized archival image shows an automobile damaged by the flood and then buried in silt. Mr. and Mrs. Rube Oman were rescued from this car after a ...Show more This digitized archival image shows an automobile damaged by the flood and then buried in silt. Mr. and Mrs. Rube Oman were rescued from this car after a winch truck peeled back the top to permit their escape. Available through the Archives & Local History website—accessible anywhere with an internet connection. Show less
MacHurst Ranch 1965 Flood Damage
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This digitized archival image shows a view of damage to the MacHurst Ranch property following the flood. The view is from the top of Raspberry Mountain (n...Show more This digitized archival image shows a view of damage to the MacHurst Ranch property following the flood. The view is from the top of Raspberry Mountain (near Larkspur) looking west. This and more images from the archives are available through the Archives & Local History website—accessible anywhere with an internet connection. Show less
1965 Flood Damage to Trailer Homes
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This digitized archival image shows damage from the June 1965 Plum Creek flood. Three crushed trailer homes near Wolfensberger Road and I-25 are pictured....Show more This digitized archival image shows damage from the June 1965 Plum Creek flood. Three crushed trailer homes near Wolfensberger Road and I-25 are pictured. This and other images from the archives are available through the Archives & Local History website—accessible anywhere with an internet connection. Show less
Douglas County Clippings Notebook : Natural Disasters
Book -
In-library use only in some locations
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