I then dug out my trusty road atlas and looked at the pages that showed the areas between Johnstown and Pittsburgh. Low and behold, there are rivers that connect the two towns. Amazing!! Why didn't I know that? I guess that just goes to show that even if we are well acquainted with an area or things, we just may not know everything about them. That goes for people, too.
It is hard to imagine the devastation a flood of that magnitude and with all that water released at one time can do. I found a couple of pictures on the Internet that may help to show damage caused. This first one is of the dam that gave away:
And this one is a picture of where the town used to be. Unbelievable!!
Now, you all keep yourselves and your powder dry and have wonderful day, you hear?