More Videos

How California measures ‘road smoothness’ and why it matters 1:08

How California measures ‘road smoothness’ and why it matters

FCC votes to repeal net neutrality regulations 0:17

FCC votes to repeal net neutrality regulations

See what firefighters are up against in battling the Thomas Fire 0:29

See what firefighters are up against in battling the Thomas Fire

'A lot to be excited about with 49ers future.' Analysts weigh in on team's direction 0:56

'A lot to be excited about with 49ers future.' Analysts weigh in on team's direction

Get to know Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox 1:05

Get to know Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox

Woman escorted out of Starbucks after asking patrons to stop speaking 'oriental' 1:12

Woman escorted out of Starbucks after asking patrons to stop speaking 'oriental'

President Trump delivers remarks on tax victory in New York 1:09

President Trump delivers remarks on tax victory in New York

Friend wants 'more than a headstone for Chris' 2:03

Friend wants 'more than a headstone for Chris'

Meet Folsom High's star football brothers, Joe and Daniyel Ngata 1:19

Meet Folsom High's star football brothers, Joe and Daniyel Ngata

Firefighters light backfires to try to contain California fires 1:08

Firefighters light backfires to try to contain California fires

  • Sacramento stories: Auburn cofferdam collapses (February 1986)

    This is one in a series of videos looking back at big stories in Sacramento-area history. This one took place on Feb. 18, 1986, when the cofferdam built in preparation for the construction of Auburn Dam collapsed above Folsom Lake.

This is one in a series of videos looking back at big stories in Sacramento-area history. This one took place on Feb. 18, 1986, when the cofferdam built in preparation for the construction of Auburn Dam collapsed above Folsom Lake. Video created by David Caraccio Sacramento Bee and Department of Water Resources photos
This is one in a series of videos looking back at big stories in Sacramento-area history. This one took place on Feb. 18, 1986, when the cofferdam built in preparation for the construction of Auburn Dam collapsed above Folsom Lake. Video created by David Caraccio Sacramento Bee and Department of Water Resources photos

Floodwaters lashed Northern California in February 1986

February 16, 2017 02:34 PM

UPDATED February 19, 2017 07:58 AM

Comments

More Videos

How California measures ‘road smoothness’ and why it matters 1:08

How California measures ‘road smoothness’ and why it matters

FCC votes to repeal net neutrality regulations 0:17

FCC votes to repeal net neutrality regulations

See what firefighters are up against in battling the Thomas Fire 0:29

See what firefighters are up against in battling the Thomas Fire

'A lot to be excited about with 49ers future.' Analysts weigh in on team's direction 0:56

'A lot to be excited about with 49ers future.' Analysts weigh in on team's direction

Get to know Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox 1:05

Get to know Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox

Woman escorted out of Starbucks after asking patrons to stop speaking 'oriental' 1:12

Woman escorted out of Starbucks after asking patrons to stop speaking 'oriental'

President Trump delivers remarks on tax victory in New York 1:09

President Trump delivers remarks on tax victory in New York

Friend wants 'more than a headstone for Chris' 2:03

Friend wants 'more than a headstone for Chris'

Meet Folsom High's star football brothers, Joe and Daniyel Ngata 1:19

Meet Folsom High's star football brothers, Joe and Daniyel Ngata

Firefighters light backfires to try to contain California fires 1:08

Firefighters light backfires to try to contain California fires

  • Garrett Temple on African American History museum visit: 'It made me speechless'

    Kings players take an off-day trip to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017.