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Old 03-21-2012   #1
 
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stories/photos from the '97 Big Thompson Flood?

Doing a project on the '97 Big Thompson Flood in Ft. Collins/CSU.
Does anybody have any cool stories or photos from the flood to share?
Gracias!

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That was actually the Spring Creek Flood, not the Big Thompson
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That was actually the Spring Creek Flood, not the Big Thompson
you are right. my bad
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I was an Engineer at a company near Advanced Energy (their property was right on Spring Creek). The entire building flooded and a railroad boxcar was tipped over slightly upstream from there as I remember...crazy perfect storm...a coworker barely got out of his apartment that bordered the creek before it flooded...kayakers paddling thru sewage laden flood water...crazy...no pics tho
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This vid gives an idea of the scale of the flood...
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