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Blackburn's Waterfall Flood 1964 |

Blackburn's Waterfall Flood 1964​

This short film shows one of the doubtless many occasions when the River Darwen demonstrated a contempt for Blackburn by overflowing its banks at Waterfall.  Viewers will note the inundated post office at the bottom of Peel Street and a flat-bed lorry used to rescue beleaguered home dwellers, as well as a policeman having a crafty cigarette under the bridge.  5  minutes 6 seconds.

DW 2018


This film appears on Cotton Town by kind permission of Norman Bretherton.



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