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The Superior Express
Superior, Nebraska
September 6, 1973     The Superior Express
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September 6, 1973

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,s FLEEING THEIR HOMES. Many Superior residents mer, Gordon Springer, Mr and Mrs. Francis Krotzinger and who lived near Lost Creek fled their homes early Monday Mrs. Kenneth Erickson. Springeris carrying the Erickson's morning when the creek overflowed. For several,' the water small child. The Krotzingers live in north Superior but were was nearly waist deep when they left. P.ctured moving to among the many volunteers who helped the flooded higher ground about 4 a.m. are Mr and Mrs. Ron Schrem- residents. ---Express Photo / NEARLY ALL OF the cyclone fence on the north side of Brodstone Memorial Field washed out and several sections on the west side were damaged by the flood. At 5 a.m. Monday morning, water was observed about half way over the construction equipment parked in the northeast corner of the field. --Express Photo i i .... ~! ! THE HEAVY RAINS took a heavy toll on railroad way 14 shows a bridge approach washed out and the ballast grades. This picture of the Missouri Pacific track near High- gone from several yards of track. --Express Photo ii iii CINDY KEITH, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Kelth, surveys the flood wat-~rs In front of the Keifh home at the south edge of Superior. She said it wasn't unusual for them to have water in the basement of their home but for the first time they had more than one and one-half feet of water in their barn. The road south to Webber was closed to traffic with wafer over the road on both sides of the bridge, -- E x p r e s s Photo HOW ABOUT A STROLL in the park? Strollers in the Lincoln Park Monday found it was a bit damp, Several feet of water had covered the park, moving picnic tables about and closing the road along the west side of the park. :i i~1~ STATE HIGHWAY department crews worked Monday dislodge a log jam which nearly plugged the center span of the ~ridge over the Republican River. Only one-way traffic was pern ridge while the crew worked to clear the trees," Dutch E many of the elms which lined the creeks feeding into the river. i! i ii!ii il/~i,i FLOOD WATERS were nearly up to the windows on this Mustang parked in the backyard of the Charles Fullerton home at 249 West Eighth. --Express Photo