Dick Neal Hurricane Agnes Photographs

Cover Image:
Jones Memorial Hospital collapsing
Jones Memorial Hospital collapsing - Image Source

Collection Facts

Dates of Original:

Historical Context

In June of 1972, Hurricane Agnes stalled over the twin tiers region and dropped around 15 inches of rain on an already saturated area.  Allegany County, like Steuben, Chemung, and other counties, faced extensive flooding, especially in the area along the Genesee River.

Scope of Collection

Photographs from the Wellsville area taken by newspaper reporter Dick Neal.

Special Content:

This collection was supported with federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds allocated to the New York State Library by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).