How One Of Colorado’s Worst Natural Disasters Reshaped Pueblo

Downtown Pueblo after the 1921 flood. Photo Courtesy of the HARP Foundation

The Arkansas River doesn’t seem threatening as it ripples past Pueblo’s historic district. But in early June of 1921, it was a very different story. That’s when days of heavy rains combined with mountain snowmelt to catastrophic results. Listen to the story at cpr.org

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