Photo 3: Debris at the stone bridge.
for survivors and bodies.
East Conemaugh trainyard.
Questions for Photos 3, 4, & 5
1. Do these images help you to understand the impact of the flood? If so, how?
2. Why did so much debris collect at the stone bridge? Why did so many deaths occur there?
3. What would have been some of the challenges faced by rescue workers?
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