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The floods of May 1942 in the Delaware and Lackawanna river basins

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Published by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Forests and Waters in Harrisburg .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementprepared in cooperation with the United States Department of Interior, Geological Survey
SeriesUSAIN state and local literature preservation project, Pennsylvania agricultural literature on microfilm
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination29 p.
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24647047M
OCLC/WorldCa38148706

- Early transportation lines to the northern Pennsylvania anthracite coal fields, circa , including the Delaware and Hudson canal, Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad, Lehigh Valley Railroad, Erie Railroad, Central Railroad of . DISCLAIMER. This draft feasibility report documents findings of the Upper Susquehanna River Basin (USRB) Comprehensive Flood Damage Reduction Feasibility Study conducted jointly.   "Passing points, New Jersey Cut-off Eastward freight trains, being handled by two engines, when clearing at Blairstown and Greendell, may hold main track and put first class or other trains through sidings." DL&W ETT, No. Nov. 8,


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The floods of May 1942 in the Delaware and Lackawanna river basins by Pennsylvania. Dept. of Forests and Waters Download PDF EPUB FB2

The floods of May in the Delaware and Lackawanna river basins [microform] Item Preview The floods of May in the Delaware and Lackawanna river basins [microform] by Pennsylvania. Dept. of Forests and Waters; Geological Survey (U.S.) Publication date Topics FloodsPages: About this Book Catalog Record Details.

The floods of May in the Delaware and Lackawanna river basins. Pennsylvania. View full catalog record. The floods of May in the Delaware and Lackawanna river basins.

Floods of May in the Delaware and Lackawanna river basins. Harrisburg, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Pennsylvania. Department of Forests and Waters.; Geological Survey (U.S.) OCLC Number: Notes: Reproduced.

Thursday brought quite the thunderstorm and flood along the Delaware River. Anna Leavenworth in Islip was relieved to talk to her sister Christina Hirsch in the evening and find out she was OK. The paper on Saturday, reported terrible flooding in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, where Carl and Annie Walters.

Mangan JW () The floods of in the Delaware and Lackawanna river basins. PennsylAuthor: Mauro Naghettini. Honesdale, PA Flood, May FLASH FLOODS SWEEP THROUGH EAST PA. HONESDALE, PA., May (UP)Six persons were reported missing and believed drowned today in one of a series of flash floods that swept through Eastern Pennsylvania, making hundreds homeless and paralyzing transportation over wide areas.

Keywords: Floods hydrology, meteorology, Delaware River Basin, land cover, soil type. INTRODUCTION. Flood magnitude and frequency may change in response to shifts in weather events, snowmelt, antecedent soil moisture, and land cover change. Slater and Villarini () describe substantial regional variation in recent.

Flooding events occurred on the Lackawanna River in, andcausing millions of dollars in property damage. Flood control dams such as the Stillwater Dam and the Aylesworth Dam were built in. The floods of May in the Au Gres and Rifle River basins, Michigan, resulted from heavy rainfall during the night of May Peak unit discharges for small drainage areas (less than about 15 square miles) were the highest ever measured in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, and for very small areas (about one square mile) were of the same order of magnitude as those for.

Summary of April Floods 23 Floods of May 23 Selected References 24 PLATE 1. Map showing locations of discharge-measuring sites for floods of December to May In pocket FIGURES Maps showing: 1. Area affected by the floods of December to May in the central and southern Mississippi River and Gulf of Mexico basins 2Cited by: 1.

The Flood of July in the Upper Allegheny River and Sinnemahoning Creek Basins. Pennsylvania. Dept. of Forests and Waters. Author, - Allegheny River - 35 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. Date of Flood Crest (ft) Streamflow (cfs) Category Code Historical Floods: Delaware River at New Hope (Lambertville, NJ), Pennsylvania Period of Record: Present Flood Stage: 13 ft Number of Floods: 14 Latitude: Longitude: Last Flood: 9/8/ Code Description C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 C7 C8 C9 F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 G1 G2.

Flood Magnitude and Frequency of the Delaware River in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania By Robert D. Schopp and Gary D. Firda Abstract From September to Junethe Delaware River in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania experienced three major floods that caused extensive damage.

The FederalFile Size: 1MB. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The Lehigh hit an estimated foot stage at Allentown though it was not official because the river observers were chased from their vantage points.

It started to ebb at a.m. numerous industrial plants were damaged but there was no loss of life in the area. Clearfield Progress, Clearfield, PA 23 May   Friday/Saturday Maywas considered the worst flood ever seen in Wayne County, which claimed 24 lives and caused millions of dollars in damages from Prompton through Honesdale to Hawley.

The Lackawaxen River and Dyberry Creek rose rapidly, inundating the county seat. In Hawley, seven people died and there were many narrow escapes. The lower part of the Delaware basin from Philadelphia southward to the Delaware Bay is tidal and much wider than portions further north, and is not prone to river-related flooding (although tidal surges can cause minor flooding in this area).Cities: Port Jervis, NY, Easton, PA, Trenton, NJ.

A stalled frontal system caused tropical moisture to be funneled northward into New York, causing severe flooding in the Mohawk, Delaware, and Susquehanna River basins during JuneRainfall totals for this multi-day event ranged from 2 to 3 inches to greater than 13 inches in southern New York.

The storm and flooding claimed four lives in New York, destroyed or. Pennsylvania. Dept. of Forests and Waters: The floods of March in Pennsylvania. (Harrisburg, Pa., ), also by Geological Survey (U.S.) (page images at HathiTrust) Pennsylvania.

Dept. of Forests and Waters: The floods of May in the Delaware and Lackawanna river basins. The Delaware River Basin from DRBC’s Standpoint.

Extremely heavy rainfall over the Delaware River Basin during the June period has resulted in flash flooding and is causing record to near-record flood crests along many streams and rivers in the basin, including the main stem Delaware River.

Flooding of the Susquehanna and Delaware River Basins June Carl DuPoldt, PE, President PSPE Delaware County Chapter. begins to break up, the increased flow of water or ice backs up in the narrow gorge, causing the river to overflow its banks.

StreamStats Application. StreamStats is a Web application that provides access to an assortment of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) analytical tools that are useful for water-resources planning and management, and for engineering and design purposes. The map-based user interface can be used to delineate drainage areas for user-selected sites on streams, and then.

Abstract. This chapter provides an overview of the context within which the academic discipline of Statistical Hydrology is placed. Starting from the role probability has in science and engineering, the chapter proceeds to outline the concepts of processes, variables, series, sample, and population, followed by a brief comment on the quality of data, as applied Author: Mauro Naghettini.

Here Are The 10 Worst Disasters To Occur In Pennsylvania History. Accidents and natural disasters are an inevitability. The unpredictability of mother nature and the fallibility of mankind means that every once in a while, our day-to-day lives come to a stop when we either find ourselves at the mercy of a tragic incident, or when we stand in solidarity to witness a.

Flooding events occurred on the Lackawanna River in, andcausing millions of dollars in property damage. Flood control dams such as the Stillwater Dam and the Aylesworth Dam were built in the watershed in Counties: Lackawanna, Luzerne, Susquehanna, and.

STATION LACKAWANNA RIVER AT ARCHBALD, PA LOCATIONLat 4l`30'16", long 75`32'33", Lackawanna County, Hydrologic Uniton right bank along SR in Archbald, and mi upstream from White Oak Run and Gilmartin Street bridge. DRAINAGE AREA square miles.

PERIOD OF RECORDOctober to current year. The Cut-Off ran west for miles ( kms) from Port Morris Junction — near the south end of Lake Hopatcong in New Jersey, about 45 miles (72 km) west-northwest of New York City — to Slateford Junction near the Delaware Water Gap in Cut-Off was 11 miles (18 km) shorter than the Lackawanna Old Road, the rail line it.

the NOAA’s National Weather Service (NWS) are proposing development of an integrated flood analysis model for the Delaware River Basin to allow evaluation of flood operations at individual reservoirs and the reservoir system.

Purpose: Develop a flood analysis model that will allow the evaluation of existing reservoirs for flood mitigation. Early transport was limited but eventually a stagecoach line was opened carrying mail and passengers three times a week.

By the Southern Division of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad was officially opened. This early trip could whisk passengers from New York City to Delaware Water Gap in a mere six hours. Many visitors would. Devastation on the Delaware: Stories and Images of the Deadly Flood of by Mary A.

Shafer. Because the Delaware River Valley flood of wreaked such havoc with everything from travel to telephone communication over such a widespread area, the news media of the time had to do the best they could to report the event with a meager supply of verifiable facts.

The Historic Floods of and Looking Farther Afield. Water flowed through the second story of the Water Gap station of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad. Along the Delaware River valley, it was a disaster. Helplessly, towns like Trenton, Lambertville and Easton, Pa., watched as the river rose relentlessly, its usually calm and shallow waters spilling over its banks, reaching levels of 10 feet, 20 feet, 28 feet.

At least three men in the deluge's path drowned or died of shock. Lackawanna River Watershed: An American Heritage River a constant or perennial flow to the Lackawanna and many of the other tributary streams in the upper Susquehanna and Delaware basins. Geology many neighborhoods were built on the river flood plain.

The floods of,and caused widespread damage along the River. The last two roads are so nearly finished that traffic over their entire length will be begun before the 1st of February. Reverting to the southern end of the road we find, ina connection made between the terminus of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Railroad at the Delaware River, and the Central Railroad of New Jersey and New Hampton.

Delaware River Basin Flooding June* Flood Crests * Reservoirs * Discussion * Third Major Flood along Main Stem Delaware River in Less than Two Years Upper Delaware River Basin Hale Eddy ft, 40, cfs cfsm, File Size: 1MB.

By inference from the hydraulic analysis of ancient river structures, one may conclude that man has had a knowledge of at least the approximate magnitude of floods to be expected on the rivers he has harnessed for several thousand years, but according to Meinzer () evidence of any understanding of the causes and mechanism of floods dates.

Delaware River basins were generally in the normal range and conditions in the Susquehanna River basin were in the dry range.

A stalled frontal system caused tropical moisture to be funneled northward into New York causing severe flooding in the Mohawk, Delaware, and Susquehanna River basins during June THORNHURST PA BK LEHIGH RIVER CANAL FLOOD STODDARTSVILLE GOULDSBORO WILKES BARRE Coolbaugh & Tobyhanna Townships Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroads Jay Gould Mining & Oil C.C.C.

Camp Camp Thornhurst for Boys Flood Trapline Flood "Diane" Thornhurst Volunteer Fire & Rescue Co. and Forest Fire Lehigh River. The Bethlehem Flood of On 19 Augustthe Lehigh River in Bethlehem reached its highest recorded flood crest: feet.

The flooding occurred because Hurricane Diane deposited heavy rainfall on the city and in the drainage basin of the Lehigh River, as well as on many other river basins of Central and Eastern Pennsylvania. The Mohawk River is a mile-long ( km) river in the U.S. state of New is the largest tributary of the Hudson Mohawk flows into the Hudson in Cohoes, New York, a few miles north of the city of Albany.

The river is named for the Mohawk Nation of the Iroquois is a major waterway in north-central New York. The largest tributary, the Mouth: Hudson River.(Record Group 77) Overview of Records Locations Table of Contents Administrative History General Records of the Headquarters Office Letters sent and received, Correspondence relating to civil functions, Other records relating to civil functions Correspondence relating to military functions.Flood Event of 8/9/ - 8/9/ Site Flood Stage Date Crest Flow Category Basin Stream County of Gage James County of Forecast Point Palmyra 8/9/ 11, Minor James Rivanna River Fluvanna Fluvanna.