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San Antonio, Texas flood of May 1965

United States. Congress. House. Special Subcommittee To Inspect Flooded Areas In and Around San Antonio, Texas.

San Antonio, Texas flood of May 1965

report.

by United States. Congress. House. Special Subcommittee To Inspect Flooded Areas In and Around San Antonio, Texas.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • San Antonio (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • San Antonio.
    • Subjects:
    • Floods -- Texas -- San Antonio.,
    • San Antonio (Tex.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      At head of title: 89th Congress, 1st session. House committee print no. 12.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB1225.T4 A526
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 6 p.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5965625M
      LC Control Number65062793

        10 Photos And Videos Of The Recent Texas Floods Posted By Michael Marks on Tue, at PM. click to enlarge By San Antonio Current Staff | May 7, 25 slides. SAN ANGELO, Angelo, the county seat of Tom Green County, is on U.S. highw 67 and , State highways and , Farm roads , , , , and , and the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, miles northwest of San Antonio, in the center of the county near the geographical center of the state.

      San Antonio (/ ˌ s æ n æ n ˈ t oʊ n i oʊ /; from Spanish, "Saint Anthony," officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh-most populous city in the United States, and the second-most populous city in Texas with more than million residents. Founded as a Spanish mission and colonial outpost in , the city became the first chartered civil settlement in present-day Texas in Counties: Bexar, Medina, Comal. This book represents a compilation of historical accounts of major flash floods in Texas from the Austin dam break to the Guadalupe River flood. Each historical account is no more than about ten pages long, which tends to keep the narrative a readable length.

      Flash floods in Texas. River Flood --June Pecos River's Eighty-Six-Foot Wall of Water --May Lampasas Mother's Day Flood --June Sanderson Flash Flood --May Nolan Creek and Brazos River Floods -- April Floods on Shoal and Waller Creeks -- September Downtown San Antonio Flood -- September Cascade Caverns. Cascade Caverns is a historically, geologically, and biologically important limestone solutional cave three miles ( km) south of Boerne, Texas, United States, on Cascade Caverns Road, in Kendall County. It has been commercially operated as a Geology: Limestone.


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San Antonio, Texas flood of May 1965 by United States. Congress. House. Special Subcommittee To Inspect Flooded Areas In and Around San Antonio, Texas. Download PDF EPUB FB2

While the destructive force of flash flooding is a regular occurrence in the state and has caused a tremendous amount of damage and heartache over the years, no one until now has recorded in a single book the history of flash floods in by: 6.

How many times have you heard the television or radio alert, "We are now under a flash flood watch". While the destructive force of flash flooding is a regular occurrence in the state and has caused a tremendous amount of damage and heartache over the years, no one until now has recorded in a single book the history of flash floods in Texas.

The following is a timeline of the history of the city of San Antonio, Texas, United States. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards San Antonio completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries.

– January Juan Baptista de Las Casas, a retired captain from Nuevo Santander, along. Scale ca. Folded title: Floods in Sherman, Texas, Post Oak Creek and tributaries; how to avoid damage. Includes 2 flood profiles and illus. Text, illus., and "Post Oak Creek watershed," ca.on verso.

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Texas has been hit with dozens of major floods throughout the years, which have caused hundreds of deaths and billions of dollars in damage.

Keep clicking to see the most catastrophic floods. J Rainstorm. Sanderson, Terrell County. Torrential rains of up to eight inches in two hours near Sanderson caused a major flash flood that swept through the town. As a result, 26 persons drowned and property losses were estimated at $ million.

April 22–29, Flooding. Northeast Texas. Texas flood of May 1965 book to 26 inches of rain fell in. San Antonio, Texas “One of the most flood-prone regions in North America”.

San Antonio is a populated area in one of the most flash-flood prone regions in North America. SARA manages a series of structural controls (dams and drainage systems) to help prevent and/or reduce flood problems.

Vintage photos show how San Antonio looked the decade you were born By Rebecca Salinas, / San Antonio Express-News Updated pm CDT, Saturday, Author: Rebecca Salinas.

The Texas Digital Newspaper Program (TDNP) partners with communities, publishers, and institutions to promote standards-based digitization of Texas newspapers and to make them freely accessible via The Portal to Texas History. Through continual outreach visits across Texas combined with advanced technological infrastructure and multiple funding.

- May and June Floods. Heavy rains and flooding in South Central Texas including Austin and San Antonio. inches of rain in May and inches in June for Austin. For San Antonio May brought inches of rain, wettest May of record, and June had inches.

After one episode of heavy rains in May 7 Disturbing Unsolved Mysteries In Texas That Will Leave You Baffled. Unfortunately, murders and disappearances happen all over the world every day, and Texas has plenty of grisly unsolved mysteries to keep you awake at night.

From San Antonio, Texas and after decades of a successful career in real estate, I embarked on a new career, writing, which simmered for forty years until life's duties came to a halt. Most of the short novels, novellas, and short stories are inspired by true events and take place in Texas /5(6).

The following city directories are available for on-site reference in the Texas Family Heritage Research Center reading room at Brazos in Austin, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.

to p.m. Staff can also conduct lookups on your behalf by email or phone. Due to the high volume of requests, we ask that patrons limit requests to one.

A year flood is a flood with a 1% or 1/ chance of occurring in any given year. This is not to be confused with the idea that a year flood event only happens once every years.

In fact, a year flood event can occur multiple times within the year. Microfilm reels may also be viewed on-site, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - p.m. at our Brazos location in Austin. City names are followed by the counties in which they are located.

If more than one county is listed, the city is principally in the first-named county. Note: Brackets [ ] indicate that holdings are incomplete. The Tar and Feathering of Father Joseph M. Keller, Slaton, Texas, 's by James Villanueva On a Saturday night, March 4,in Slaton, what may have begun as a whisper, an aside, a comment, or just mindless chatter amongst neighbors, transformed the community.

In American Venice: The Epic Story of San Antonio’s River, Lewis F. Fisher uncovers the evolution of San Antonio’s beloved River shares how San Antonians refused to give up on the vital water source that provided for them from before the city’s beginnings.

In neglect, civic uprisings, and bursts of creativity culminated in the completion of a Works Projects Administration /5(4). San Antonio, Texas. Gilbert W. Gomez, passed away on Wednesday, May 6,in San Antonio, Texas.

He was born on Ma to Richard Y. Located on a picturesque portion of the Pecos Trail and along Historic U.S. Highway 90 is Sanderson, Texas, the county seat of Terrell as the Cactus Capital of Texas and the Eastgate to the Big Bend Wilderness Area, Sanderson is home to most Terrell County residents.

Situated on U.S. Highway 90 about midway between San Antonio and El Paso, it has a rich and colorful past that can. May 11 DVD roundup. A look back at catastrophic floods that swamped Texas. How a 'gamble' turned into an iconic San Antonio hotel.

One of the biggest floods to hit Texas was in JulyAuthor: Rebecca Salinas. may Lampasas Mother’s Day Flood june Sanderson Flash Flood may Dallas Flash Flood may San Marcos River Flood may New Braunfels Flood may Canyon, Texas, and Palo Duro Canyon Flood august Hill Country Flood august Albany, Texas, Flood may Memorial Day Flood in Austin.Find more disaster articles and obituaries in these old Texas Newspapers: Dallas Morning News: Amarillo Globe-News: Corpus Christi Caller Times: Houston Post.On May 1,Franciscan Antonio de San Buenaventura y Olivares established San Antonio de Valero, one of five Spanish missions to be located along the San Antonio River.

On May 5,Martín de Alarcón, governor of the province of Texas, founded San Antonio de Béxar lly founded north of the present downtown area, in the presidio was relocated to the area surrounding.