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The great Crescenta Valley flood : New Year's Day, 1934

Author: Art Cobery; Mike Lawler, (Local historian); Pam Lawler
Publisher: Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Art Cobery; Mike Lawler, (Local historian); Pam Lawler
ISBN: 9781609494490 1609494490
OCLC Number: 810773448
Description: 159 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue --
The Unique Geology of the San Gabriel Mountains --
The Rural Character of the Crescenta Valley in the 1930s --
Elfin Forests to Raging Firestorms : Nature's Way --
Desperate Measures in the Wake of the Picken's Fire --
Land of Contrasts : Droughts and Deluges --
Floodwaters Trump Growth: 1914 --
Tenuous Interlude : 1926-1933 --
December Rains : Prelude to Disaster --
Volunteers and Government Workers Meet the Challenges of Flood Devastation --
Flood Control : A Plea For Help --
Reforestation v. Debris Basins : The Army Corps of Engineers Wins --
Are We Really Safe? --
Epilogue --
Closure --
Flood Stories and Eyewitness Accounts.
Responsibility: Art Cobery with Mike and Pam Lawler.
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