Cyclone Classics: Floods in New York

This YouTube video from the Rockaway Memories website showed up on the Hemmings Blog yesterday. Thanks to the low-flow conditions at CC, I’ve succumbed to my urge to post it here. This week isn’t the first time the streets of New York got more than wet: In 1960, Hurricane Donna pounded the northeastern U.S. with winds up to 105 mph, and gusting to 115. The storm surge reached 11 ft (3.4 m) in New York Harbor. The Rockaways, a coastal part of Queens near the harbor, is where somebody took some home movies featuring a rich assortment of genuine CCs to spot. Let’s see how many we can identify. For starters, what’s that little two-seater that appears 30 seconds into the video???