The 1916 flood has been called the worst in North Carolina history and took out almost every bridge across the Catawba River. Two men rescued trapped workers and inspired family pride for generations. JUSTINE MILLER jmiller@mcclatchy.com
The 1916 flood has been called the worst in North Carolina history and took out almost every bridge across the Catawba River. Two men rescued trapped workers and inspired family pride for generations. JUSTINE MILLER jmiller@mcclatchy.com

Heroes of NC’s Great Flood of 1916: A tale of 2 men and their daring rescue

July 15, 2016 06:39 PM