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In Lake Mead, Lower Water Levels Make Exploring B-29 Wreckage Easier

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In Lake Mead, Lower Water Levels Make Exploring B-29 Wreckage Easier

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In Lake Mead, Lower Water Levels Make Exploring B-29 Wreckage Easier

In Lake Mead, Lower Water Levels Make Exploring B-29 Wreckage Easier

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The reservoir outside Las Vegas is home to the wreck of a B-29 bomber that crashed in 1948. The region's drought has lowered water levels so much that scuba divers can now explore the wreck. (This story originally aired on Morning Edition on July 9, 2015.)