In June 1969, a team of engineers began an unimaginable task. Against all odds, they stemmed the flow of the iconic Niagara Falls, silencing the world’s most famous tourist attraction. But with the water drying up for the first time in more than thousands of years, terrifying secrets were dug up from the rocks below.
The distinct sound of Niagara Falls attracts millions of tourists every year, yet for many, the cascading waters are a reminder of just how powerful Mother Nature can be. The famous torrent had turned into a mere trickle when engineers probed into more than what meets the eye, fifty years ago.