By Terry Shoptaugh

Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Minnesota, have existed on contrary facets of the purple River of the North in view that 1871. Ever seeing that, heavy moisture from melting snow has mixed with spring rains to threaten either cities with a swiftly emerging, twisting river. Minor flooding is nearly an annual occasion, and on six events the 2 cities skilled significant floods requiring evacuations of enormous numbers of citizens. The historical past of those floods is roofed within the photos contained during this e-book, together with many supplied by way of citizens, neighborhood flood-fighting crews, and nation and federal organisations. those photographs inform the tale of the way the 2 groups care for certainly one of nature�s most typical dangers.

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