Rescuers working to find survivors and bodies after avalanches in Bludentz Austria and other areas
Austria Date:1954, January 18 Duration:2 min 19 sec Sound:Yes
Damage due to avalanches in the Alpine nations of Europe, much in Austria including Bludenz which occurred on January 13, 1954. Several villages are destroyed and many people are killed and injured. U.S. helicopters hovering over the area. Destroyed houses and buildings. The rescue workers working to take out the dead bodies and some survivors from the snow. They shovel the snow. A wrecked train covered with snow on the mountain side. Rotary snowplow on a locomotive used to clear tracks in rescue area. Survivors from train shown rescued 80 hours after event.
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