River Rampages

It’s winter again and the Fox River at Dayton has a history of ice jams and floods. In 1960, the river again was jammed with ice, causing flooding, as seen here in the powerhouse.

In addition, the houses along both sides of the river were engulfed by ice,

and the bridge was under pressure.

Here are some of the predecessor events for comparison. 1875, 1943, and 1952

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