Disasters


DISASTERS

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The Great Blizzard and Flood of 1916
Amazing account of one of the largest winter storms in the history of Yavapai county, Arizona--The great Blizzard and Flood of 1916.



Famous record breaking airplane, "The Yankee Doodle" meets its demise in 1928 Prescott, Arizona.



The Miller Bros. Saved Prescott From Starvation
The story of the harsh winter of 1864 and how the Miller brothers saved the settlement of Prescott, Arizona from starvation.




The story of what was at the time the worst train wreck in the history of the Peavine Railroad.




Citizens of Prescott, Arizona found out that some large predatory animals were still in the forest when deep snows forced them out of the mountains.



1959: Constellation Airplane Crash Still a Mystery
The true tale of the 1959 crash of a Lockheed "Super Constellation" near Prescott, AZ and the mystery that lingers.


23-Ton Blast Shakes Yavapai County
The story of a mysterious powder house blast at the United Verde Mine in Jerome, AZ on December 20th, 1925 and its consequences.


The Dam, The Drunk, & The Disaster
The complete, heartbreaking story of the Walnut Grove Dam Disaster of 1890 in Yavapai County. It is still regarded as the worst natural disaster in Arizona history.