The copyright to all the films on this page belongs to Norman Bretherton.
This short film shows one of the doubtless many occasions when the River Darwen demonstrated a contempt for Blackburn by overflowing its banks at Waterfall. Viewers will note the inundated post office at the bottom of Peel Street and a flat-bed lorry used to rescue beleaguered home dwellers, as well as a policeman having a crafty cigarette under the bridge. 5 minutes 6 seconds.
This film appears on Cotton Town by kind permission of Norman Bretherton.
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