Donald Theye

Subject

Description

[Northeast quarter, southwest quarter, section 18, township 1 north, range 7 east] Rain in Dark Canyon evening of June 9; Rising water; Evacuation to hill behind cabin; Falling rocks and mudslides; Floating propane tanks; Water began to recede about 1:30 - returned to cabin; Personal losses; Poem he wrote about the flood.

Date

July 10, 1972

Interviewer

John Watterson

Files

Citation

SD Oral History Center, “Donald Theye,” Flood of 1972, accessed July 2, 2022, https://1972flood.omeka.net/items/show/252.