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Westvaco retirees have vivid memories of the Flood of 1951, especially the never-ending mud and silt they had to clean up after water receded. From left, Bill Torneden, 80, former project engineer; Bob Snow, 80, former warehouse foreman; Joe Shobe, 74, former maintenance worker; and John Newman, 84, former shift supervisor; stand in a spot in the Astaris plant that was completely flooded 50 years ago. See related story pages 13-14.

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