Cherry Creek Flood Film Footage

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YES. During the huge June 1921 flood in Pueblo many residents gathered in large numbers on the tops of flood control levees. The flood waters were ABOVE the engineered limits of the levees, so parts were eroding away. Then whole sections were collapsing into the roaring Arkansas pulling those crowds standing at the top. Gone down to their deaths,


It would be interesting to be able to figure out where all the footage was taken so it could be compared to what is along cherry creek banks now.


I might be wrong but this appears to be somewhere in the Cherry creek mall area. Maybe a little East of there. I want to say Madison , Monroe, Steel. With some footae from the Denver Country Club area. My father had a Aunt and Uncle that lived in that area. I remember the homes in the area looking like those in the film in the mid 50's


I'm thinking some of the area, where it shows the water almost topping the walls of the creek, might be in front of the old Sunken Gardens area or the area in front of West High

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