Sixty years ago the Kaweah River flooded and tore through Three Rivers in the middle of the night, wiping out bridges, homes and buildings. Earl McKee tells the story about how he almost lost his horse and his saddle trying reach his cattle in 1955. James Seligman Courtesy of Three Rivers Historical Society
Sixty years ago the Kaweah River flooded and tore through Three Rivers in the middle of the night, wiping out bridges, homes and buildings. Earl McKee tells the story about how he almost lost his horse and his saddle trying reach his cattle in 1955. James Seligman Courtesy of Three Rivers Historical Society

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Kaweah River flood hit Three Rivers 60 years ago

December 19, 2015 5:56 AM

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A 29-year resident of Visalia, Lewis Griswold is thoroughly in touch with his community. His South Valley columns shed light on the quirky and quaint, the light-hearted and the heart-rending. Contact him with your ideas. Phone: (559) 441-6104. Twitter: @fb_lewgriswold. Email: lgriswold@fresnobee.com