River Chew Floods 1968 – Our Album

This is our on-line album depicting the great Pensford Foods of 1968

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Pensford Floods 1968
Chasm in A37 at Pensford – Picture from the Evening Post Thursday July 11 1968

 

Pensford Floods 1968
Press Cutting – July 11th 1968 – Article from the Evening Post

 

Pensford Floods 1968
Press Cutting – July 12th 1968 – Article from the Somerset Guardian

 

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Vanishing Bridge over the River Chew – Picture from the Somerset Guardian Friday July 12 1968

 

Pensford Floods 1968
Another view of the Pensford “chasm” – Picture from special Evening Post Supplement Saturday July 13 1968

 

Pensford Floods 1968
Church Street, Pensford – worst affected area – Pictures from the Somerset Guardian Friday July 12 1968

 

Pensford Floods 1968
Remains of house in Church Street, Pensford – Picture from the Evening Post Thursday July 11 1968

 

Pensford Floods 1968
Royal Engineers build Bailey Bridge at Pensford – Picture from Evening Post Saturday July 13 1968

 

Pensford Floods 1968
Press Cutting – July 13th 1968 – Article from Evening Post Saturday July 13 1968

 

Pensford Floods 1968
The village cut in two – Picture from special Evening Post Supplement Saturday July 13 1968

 

Pensford Floods 1968
Road closed – Picture from the Somerset Guardian Friday July 12 1968

 

Pensford Floods 1968
No escape for the cars – Picture from special Evening Post Supplement Saturday July 13 1968

 

Pensford Floods 1968
Rescue work in Pensford village – Picture from special Evening Post Supplement Saturday July 13 1968

 

Pensford Floods 1968
Devastation – Picture from special Evening Post Supplement Saturday July 13 1968

 

Pensford Floods 1968
Water, water everywhere – Pictures from the Somerset Guardian Friday July 12 1968

 

Pensford Floods 1968
The big clean up – Pictures from the Somerset Guardian Friday July 12 1968

 

More of the big clean up - Pictures from the Somerset Guardian Friday July 12 1968
More of the big clean up – Pictures from the Somerset Guardian Friday July 12 1968

 

Pensford Floods 1968
Even more of the big clean up – Picture from special Evening Post Supplement Saturday July 13 1968

 

Pensford Floods 1968
Learning the Lessons – A brochure issued by the Environmental Agency on the 40th anniversary of the Chew Valley floods
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