From the Ouray County Herald/ Ouray County Plaindealer and the Ridgway Sun

5O YEARS AGO September 10, 1970 - The Uncompahgre River was as swift and at as high a flood stage as anyone can remember seeing it, as it tore down the valley Saturday night, ripping out a levee at Polly's Camper Park at the north end of Ouray. The owners of the camper park, Polly and Bob Griggers, had been watching the river from about 10 p.m. Saturday night and got heavy equipment out just as…

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