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Androscoggin River flood, Rumford, 1981

Androscoggin River flood, Rumford, 1981

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Maine Historical Society

A car and barn along Route 2 in Rumford are surrounded by ice and Androscoggin 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.


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