Debris left behind by the Johnston flood, with the Cambria Iron Works visible in the background, 1889.
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30 acres of debris piled against the stone bridge. Cambria Iron Works is visible behind the bridge.

Credit: Courtesy of the Johnstown Area Heritage Association,

The Johnstown flood devastated the Cambria Iron and Steel Works. The iron works was quickly rebuilt, and resumed producing steel rails for the railroads.

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