Austin, PA Dam Collapse And Flood, Sept 1911
Austin, Pennsylvania Dam Failure – September 30 1911
Heavy rains filling the Bayless reservoir cracked the concrete dam, sending an estimated 450,000,000 gallons downstream destroying most of the boroughs of Austin and Costello. A total of 78 people from Austin and 2 from Costello perished during the inundation.
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