1877 - TERRIBLE DISASTER.
CHICAGO, May 11. - A Tribune's special from Rockford, Ills., says: A pall has fallen over what this morning was a happy community. The Winnebago county court house, which this morning when our citizens commenced their days labor was the pride of their hearts, is now a desolate ruin, a monument of criminal incompetency. Some families which bade adieu to their loved ones this morning, received...
Liberty Weekly Tribune -
May 18, 1877
1893 - City Under Eight Feet of Water.
NEW CASTLE, Pa., May 18. — The water is eight feet deep and still rising in a large part of this city. Several planning mills have been washed away, houses have been moved from their foundations, mills, factories and furnaces are flooded. The railroad bridges have been weighted with cars to keep them in place. Families were rescued from the second stories of their homes. A prisoner in the lockup...
The Marion Daily Star -
Marion, Ohio -
May 18, 1893