CALIFORNIA & PACIFIC NORTHWEST FLOODS - 1955 The worst disaster since the San Francisco earthquake hits California and the Pacific Northwest as storms roar in on a 1,000 mile front and bring record floods in their wake. A wall of water inundates California towns leaving over 50,000 homeless and 47 dead.
92ND DIVISION HOME FROM KOREA A gala civic reception marks the homecoming of the Pacific Northwest's own "Indianhead" Division, after 4 years in Korea. The big day is climaxed by a mammoth ticker-tape parade for the returning G.I's.
MUSCLE BOWL CHARITY MATCH Pro wrestlers from the Northwest don football togs to tackle the Seattle Ramblers in the annual "Muscle Bowl" charity match. Despite arm-locks and flying mares, the gridders put the grunt-and-groaners down for the count.
PLANT TREES BY THE MILLIONS As part of a gigantic program to reforest burnt areas in the Northwest, Civilian Conservation Corps workers start planting over two million seedlings, taking them by pack train high into their new mountain homes in Willamette Forest, Oregon.
TOP NEWS STORIES FOR 1934 Top news stories for 1934 include a gale that hits the Pacific Northwest especially damaging to the Seattle waterfront, demolition of Atlanta, Georgia slums begins and the President and First Lady help celebrate Armistice Day. Royalty also made the news along with the first all-female football team and new methods to foil bootleggers.
PACIFIC NORTHWEST Shots include Amtrak train crossing bridge towards camera, sunset over water, water rushing over rocks with trees, aerials of lakes and mountains, a waterside town, people fishing, grilling and eating their catch, a cruise ship, river rafting in white water and the Seattle Space Needle. Hometown goodness with small town fair entertainment, i.e. log walkers, axe throwers, wood cutting contests.
Date: 1990s - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:07:00, No Audio
FIVE PACIFIC NORTHWEST STATES FLOODED The Pacific Northwest is ravaged by floods across five states causing billions in property damage. Oregon, Idaho, Washington, Nevada and Northern California all see their towns going under, their citizens left homeless. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
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