Tumut River Carries Away Wooden Bridge
7 June 1952 Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW)
Sydney, Fri. — Swollen by rain and snow falls, in the Alps), the surging Tumut River tonight) carried away a bridge and poured through low lying homes near Tumut.
The river washed away a timber bridge across the Monaro highway at Yellowin, 10 miles upstream from Tumut.
Two other bridges are threatened.
The river has broken its banks - and is running through homes in low lying Blowering (population 70), near Tumut.
All roads from Tumut are blocked, but there are no reports of stock losses.