"Margaretville and Downsville
were hardest hit in this section,
Margaretville was marooned until
late Wednesday afternoon. The
Arkville road was under several
feet of water, near Earl Jenkins'
garage. The Margaretvllle-Roxbury
road was also flooded. The
Andes-Margaretville road, was also flooded. An empty storage tank at the
Keystone gas station, Margaretville was captured by the flood
waters Wednesday morning and
carried as far as the fairground
bridge where it became wedged.
It was rescued before dark."
Press dispatch, Catskill Mountain News, March 20, 1936