flood washed away

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  • He announced his intention of writing his autobiography, but a flood washed away his papers and destroyed his store.
  • In the late 18th Century a flood washed away the bridge there.
  • The resulting flood washed away most of the town's ruins.
  • In 1914, a large flood washed away many of the houses of the second village.
  • A flood washed away those graves, along with two large marble stone markers.
  • The flood washed away many barns, cottages and other features in the area.
  • It was closed in 2006 after a flood washed away railway track and bridges.
  • In 1940, a devastating flood washed away buildings and much of the evidence of what had gone on here before.
  • The most severe flood washed away the village bridge and unearthed the corpses from the cemetery.
  • In 1868 a flood washed away a portion of the city and a second flood destroyed most of the remainder.
  • In 1829 one such flood washed away the structure.
  • The flood washed away five houses while damaging others, disabling a bridge and blocked roads with debris.
  • His relics were enshrined there until 1669, when a flood washed away part of the bridge.
  • In 1870 a flood washed away the mill dam, which had only recently been completed together with the older dam and three bridges.
  • In 1946, a flood washed away all of the area's cows.
  • It was barred to vehicular traffic for several decades and has now been completely blocked off since a flood washed away a part of it at the left-bank end.
  • The 1903 flood washed away telegraph lines and great numbers of cattle and sheep were drowned, with bodies of animals later found hanging in trees.
  • The flood washed away the precautionary sandbags and the town's levee, as well as houses and furniture.
  • In 1296 a flood washed away both of the bridges.
  • In 1902, a catastrophic flood washed away the previous bridge.
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