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Androscoggin River flood, Rumford, 1981

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

A car and barn along Route 2 in Rumford are surrounded by ice and river water in this February 1981 photo. Two inches of rain and ice flows that broke up caused an ice jam one and a half miles long. Large sections of Rumford were evacuated.

Other Information

  • Title: Androscoggin River flood, Rumford, 1981
  • Creator: UPI
  • Creation Date: 1981-02-22
  • Subject Date: 1981-02-22
  • Town: Rumford
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: Coll. 1880, Box 4/2
  • Collection: United Press International (UPI)
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822

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