Limited-Edition Collectors’ Copies of ‘1911 The Austin Flood’ by Paul Heimel Available for Pre-Order

Pre-Sale Orders Now Being Taken! (publication date: June 2011)

This early release is a Limited-Edition Collectors’ Item (300 copies only) Stamped, numbered, and signed by author Paul W. Heimel

Brought to you by: Knox Books

Two hundred million gallons of water swept through the town of Austin, Pa., on Sept. 30, 1911, killing an estimated 80 people and causing incredible destruction. This tragedy could have been prevented! FINALLY – a century later — the complete, authoritative story of the 1911 dam disaster:

  • Almost 300 pages of thoroughly researched historical narrative and analysis.
  • More than 200 photographs, most of them never seen by the public.
  • Special Sections: Who’s To Blame? and Those Who Died
  • They Were There, eyewitness accounts in survivors’ own words.

See photos/chapter excerpts and learn more online at

How To Order! $16.95 plus $2.75/shipping (2 books, $3.75; 3 books, $4.50; 4 books, $5.00; 5 or more, $5.50). Pa. residents must add 6% sales tax. Order online with credit card or PayPal at, or send check/money order to Knox Books, 407 Mill St., Coudersport PA 16915

(Please note: Knox Books will donate 10% of the book sale proceeds to local historical organizations)

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