Several people watch as Sam Osbourne braves the flood waters to return to his home and blacksmith shop on Swift Run. This is the same view as on page 3 of July-August 1977 I.M.A. about a year after the ford was replaced with a concrete culvert.
Engines normally parked high and dry are partly covered with water as Swift Run overflows its banks at Sam Osbourne's, near New Oxford, Pennsylvania in the fall of 1976. Fortunately, damage was slight. The water rose about 6 inches higher than shown in th