June 24, 2020

Episode 31: The Johnstown Flood

What better place to build a fishing and country club than at the edge of a recently-compromised dam?  A flood made particularly horrific by all of the debris it took with it, and Johnstown Pennsylvania didn't see it coming... or didn't want to.  Conemaugh Lake, 19th-century industrialists, broken telegraphs, and a demonic Katamari Damacy.

 

Leigh's song pick:: Domsbore by Boredoms
https://open.spotify.com/track/1Slx16FJ2gCtfEKenXXqGZ?si=Mdzxd6jOQ4aZob1q6i-rOw

 

Peter's song pick:: Brought To The Water by Deafheaven
https://open.spotify.com/track/48sOuol9Wo73V1M6R3OcxG?si=fMu8CPNdQC20WQ_CBpEs2A

 

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