Size of area afffecd
Four square mile of down town Johns-town were completely destroyed
Flood Control Measures That Were In Place.
Building of the south fork dam
How long did it take water to recede?
The bodies took weeks and cleaning up debris took months.
The three additional facts
1. 2,209 people died.
2. 1,600 homes were destroyed.
3. $17 million in property damage was done.