"Hail, Rain, Floods" by Stan Payne, June 1, 1961. Courtesy of Special Collections, Pikes Peak Library District. Image Number: 004-10555.

Caption under photo: “Children Evacuated – One of the hardest hit areas in Colorado Springs was the 500 block of E. Bijou St. which was swept by churning flood waters over-flowing Shooks Run. Shown here are rescue works removing two children from their flooded homes.” Photo appeared in the Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph on June 4, 1961, page 1.

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