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    • Valley Highway at Alameda (looking south-bound)

    • South Platte River water in Denver, Colorado, covers Interstate Highway 25. Mercury-vapor lamps are half-submerged, as are freeway onramps. Signs read: "Broadway exit 3/4 Mile," "South Santa Fe Drive Right Lane," and "Alameda Ave East." People walk...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Interstate 25--1960-1970.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1960-1970.; Express highways--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • June 16, 1965
    • Looking west on Alameda from Platte River

    • View of South Platte River flood damage on Alameda Avenue in Denver, Colorado; shows men, gas tanks, a truck with a camper, a trailer, storefronts, and signs: "Car Land," "Conoco," and "Gary's."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Automobile service stations--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 17
    • Val-Hi Bar & Lounge - West 13th Ave. & Fox [sic]

    • View of South Platte River flood damage at Val-Hi Bar and Lounge at 1864 West 13th (Thirteenth) Avenue in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Men and women stand by the corner entrance of a bar; a Ford sedan is in the foreground.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Lincoln Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1960-1970.; Bars--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 17
    • Red Cross response

    • Anna Scott and Mary Leslie (holding dog) examine a soup tureen with Philip Madonna, a Red Cross worker, after a flood of the South Platte River in Denver, Colorado. Philip Madonna wears a garrison cap.
    • American Red Cross--People--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Disaster relief--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Men--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Leslie, Mary, Denver,...
    • [1965 June?]
    • Shot from a helicopter about 10:00 the morning after the flood

    • Aerial view of South Platte River flood damage in Denver, Colorado; shows the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad yard, the 23rd (Twenty third) Street viaduct, traffic, warehouses, fuel tanks, railroad tracks, and the South Platte River.
    • Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1960-1970.; Bridges--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Railroad shops &...
    • 1965 June 17
    • Hungarian Flour Mill - 1441 7th St.

    • View of South Platte River flood damage at the Hungarian Flour Mill in Denver, Colorado; shows warehouses, trucks, and a semi trailer with letters: "Hungarian Flour."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1960-1970.; Factories--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Warehouses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 17
    • Service station W. Mississippi & So. Fox St.

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in Denver, Colorado; shows a Texaco gas station full of mud and debris.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Automobile service stations--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Ruins--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 16
    • Zuni and 11th

    • View of South Platte River flood damage at 11th (Eleventh) and Zuni Streets in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows debris and businesses with signs: "Acetylene Service Co."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Lincoln Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1960-1970.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1960-1970.; Commercial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 16
    • W. Alameda - west of river

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in Denver, Colorado; shows a West Alameda Avenue storefront, broken windows, debris, and a neon sign: "Radio." Address reads: "1302."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Buildings--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Ruins--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 16
    • West Alameda Avenue

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in Denver, Colorado; shows cars, debris, and signs: "Drive In."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Automobiles--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Ruins--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 16
    • Flood victim wanders thru mud about 2100 So. Mariposa

    • View of South Platte River flood damage at South Mariposa Street in the Ruby Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows a Hereford bull, mud, and a factory. Lettering on a brick smokestack reads: "Cobusco."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Ruby Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1960-1970.; Factories--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 16
    • St. Rose of Lima Convent and school

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in the Athmar Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows trucks, debris, and a building with cornerstone: "Saint Rose of Lima Convent Marian Year 1954."
    • St. Rose of Lima Convent (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; St. Rose of Lima School (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Athmar Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Church schools--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.;...
    • [1965 June]
    • St. Rose of Lima School

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in the Athmar Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows playground equipment at the Saint Rose of Lima School.
    • St. Rose of Lima School (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Athmar Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Church schools--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.;...
    • [1965 June]
    • W. Miss. & So. Elati

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in Denver, Colorado; shows mud, debris, and an apartment building with collapsed walls.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Apartment houses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Ruins--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 16
    • W. Miss. - west of river (Go-Lo Service Station)

    • View of South Platte River flood damage at West Mississippi Avenue in the Ruby Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows gas stations, a pay telephone, and signs: "Go Lo Parking," "Skelly," and "Texaco."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Ruby Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1960-1970.; Automobile service stations--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 16
    • Neighborhood near St. Rose of Lima

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in the Valverde neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows debris in the yard of a house, shoes hanging from a chair, and address: "310."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Valverde (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Chairs--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • [1965 June]
    • Damage done to 6th Ave & Valley Highway region by flood

    • View of South Platte River and flood damage in Denver, Colorado; shows debris backed up against the 6th (Sixth) Avenue bridge. Trucks, a road grader, and a fuel tank are in the area.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1960-1970.; Express highways--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 16
    • St. Rose of Lima School

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in the Athmar Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows the Saint Rose of Lima School, water, and people working.
    • St. Rose of Lima School (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Athmar Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Church schools--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • [1965 June]
    • Desks from St. Rose of Lima School

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in the Athmar Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows desks and chairs from the Saint Rose of Lima school, mud, water, and a boy.
    • St. Rose of Lima School (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Athmar Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Church schools--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.;...
    • [1965 June]
    • North of Colfax - west of Valley Highway

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in Denver, Colorado; shows warehouses, smokestacks, power poles, water, railroad tracks, and the Colfax Avenue viaduct. Billboards read: "Chevrolet" and "Jim Beam."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Electric lines--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Industrial facilities--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 16
    • St. Rose of Lima

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in the Athmar Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows the Saint Rose of Lima Church with water and mud marks.
    • St. Rose of Lima Church (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Athmar Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Catholic churches--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • [1965 June]
    • Red Cross youth volunteers cleaning up

    • Teenage boys and girls clean up flood damage in a building in Denver, Colorado; they wear rubber boots, stand in mud, and hold shovels.
    • American Red Cross--People--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Cleaning--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Interiors--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Mud--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Public service...
    • [1965 June]
    • Flood refugees at relief center

    • A woman feeds a small boy at a refugee shelter in Denver, Colorado, after a South Platte River flood.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Boys--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Children eating & drinking--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Disaster victims--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Women--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • [1965 June]
    • Overland neighborhood flood damage

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in the Overland neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows debris, a frame house, and men working.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Overland (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 17
    • Valverde area

    • View of South Platte River floodwater and damage in the Valverde neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; debris and water surround houses.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Valverde (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Ruins--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 16
    • Valverde area

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in the Valverde neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows houses and a metal building with a water tower.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Valverde (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Metal buildings--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 16
    • Close up of house that was swept away by flood waters (approx. 1st and Umatilla)

    • View of South Platte River flood damage near 1st (First) Avenue and Umatilla Street in the Valverde neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows a house in mud and water. Address reads: "1518."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Valverde (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Mud--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 16
    • Valverde area

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in the Valverde neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows houses, a picket fence, water, and debris.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Valverde (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Ruins--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 16
    • W. Miss. and So. Galapago

    • View of South Platte River flood damage at West Mississippi Avenue and South Galapago Street in the Ruby Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows debris, tires, and signs: "Economy Lumber & Hardware," "Gas for Less," and "Auto Repair."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Ruby Hill (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Streets--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Tires--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 16
    • Near Alameda & Dakota Streets neighborhood

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in the Athmar Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows a woman working by a truck, mud, and a house with address: "1408."
    • Athmar Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • [1965 June]
    • Motel - Alameda & Platte River - looking northwest

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in the Baker neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows buildings with collapsed walls and signs: "Conoco," "Groceries & Creamery," and "Sigman's Top Dog."
    • Baker (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Motels--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Mud--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Ruins--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 17
    • Neighborhood near St. Rose of Lima church

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in probably the Athmar Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows debris in the yard of a house and a bent stop sign.
    • Athmar Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • [1965 June]
    • House in neighborhood near St. Rose of Lima

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in probably the Athmar Park neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows a house with an arched window, shingle imbrication, and debris. Address reads: "1372."
    • Athmar Park (Denver, Colo. : Neighborhood)--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Ruins--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • [1965 June]
    • Overland neighborhood flood damage

    • View of South Platte River flood damage at 1900 South Huron Street in the Overland neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows mud, debris, and a frame house with a dormer.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Overland (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Ruins--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 16
    • Overland neighborhood flood damage

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in the Overland neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; shows a house off its foundation. Address reads: "1978."
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Overland (Denver, Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 17
    • W. Alameda - west of river

    • View of South Platte River flood damage at West Alameda Avenue in Denver, Colorado; shows debris and a sign: "TV Service." A man wears fatigues and a helmet and carries a rifle with bayonet.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Military personnel--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Ruins--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 16
    • Flood damage

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in Denver, Colorado; shows mud, lumber, debris, and collapsed walls.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Ruins--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • [1965 June]
    • West Mississippi and South Santa Fe

    • Flood debris is piled against the Mississippi Street bridge across the South Platte River, in Denver, Colorado. Men survey the damage, cranes are overhead; the Gates Rubber Company factory is in the background. Sign reads: "Gates Rubber Co."
    • Gates Rubber Company--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • June 16, 1965
    • Flood aftermath

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in Denver, Colorado; shows houses reflected in water.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Houses--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Reflections--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Residential streets--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • [1965 June]
    • W. Miss. & So. Santa Fe

    • View of the South Platte River and flood damage at West Mississippi Avenue and Santa Fe Drive in Denver, Colorado; shows debris, workers, a crane, a fuel tank, a factory, water tower, and signs: "Gates Rubber Company," "Gulf," and "Jeff's Burgers."
    • Gates Rubber Company--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Rivers--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Rubber industry--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • 1965 June 16
    • D. & R.G.W. Railroad tracks, Wazee Market

    • View of South Platte River flood damage in Denver, Colorado; shows water and mud on Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad tracks, trailers, and warehouses. Signs read: "Morgan" and "Rio Grande Rock Island."
    • Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company--Facilities--1960-1970.; Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.;...
    • 1965 June 17
    • Flood

    • View of the flood along the South Platte River, Denver, Colorado; general view from a helicopter shows the railroad yards south of the 14th (Fourteenth) Street Viaduct, the Colorado and Southern Railway shops, and other facilities with rip tracks...
    • Denver (Colo.)--1960-1970.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1960-1970.; Floods--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.; Railroad shops & yards--Colorado--Denver--1960-1970.
    • June 17, 1965

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