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  Thomas Studholme     http://www.boulderwritingstudio.org/tom-studholme/
  Wilson Avenue and NW corner of Safeway
The Big Thompson River, with headwaters that originate inside Rocky Mountain National Park, flows throught the heart of the City of Loveland

The Big Thompson Flood of 1976, claimed 144 lives.  The flood wave demolished more than 570 structures and hundreds of vehicles.

Another Big Thompson Flood occured in 2013.  Nine deaths were attributed to the flooding, including two in Larimer County. An estimated 2,000 homes were damaged or destroyed statewide, with damage to public and private property estimated at more than $2 billion.
Thomas Studholme