I loved the rescue movie - Jessica McClure, 18 months, fell into 8 inch well pipe Oct. 1887.  After 58 hours she was finally rescued. It was 1987 - that kind of gear didn't exist  in 1887. I watched this and prayed they would get her out.  I am old, but not that old.

I loved the rescue movie - Jessica McClure, 18 months, fell into 8 inch well pipe Oct. 1887. After 58 hours she was finally rescued. It was 1987 - that kind of gear didn't exist in 1887. I watched this and prayed they would get her out. I am old, but not that old.

Who remembers this...baby Jessica, that fell down the well...I wasn't very old but I remember seeing the footage on tv

Who remembers this...baby Jessica, that fell down the well...I wasn't very old but I remember seeing the footage on tv

1987 - The United States is caught up in a drama that unfolds on television as baby Jessica McClure, who fell down a well in Midland, Texas, is later rescued.

1987 - The United States is caught up in a drama that unfolds on television as baby Jessica McClure, who fell down a well in Midland, Texas, is later rescued.

Oct 16 - ON THIS DAY in 1987, in an event that had viewers around the world glued to their TVs, 18-month-old Jessica McClure was rescued after being trapped for 58 hours in an abandoned water well in Midland, Texas.

Oct 16 - ON THIS DAY in 1987, in an event that had viewers around the world glued to their TVs, 18-month-old Jessica McClure was rescued after being trapped for 58 hours in an abandoned water well in Midland, Texas.

Joey and the cake. Shot in clients back yard. — Jessica McClure Photography

Joey and the cake. Shot in clients back yard. — Jessica McClure Photography

1988: Scott Shaw, Odessa (TX) American - For his photograph of the child Jessica McClure being rescued from the well into which she had fallen.

1988: Scott Shaw, Odessa (TX) American - For his photograph of the child Jessica McClure being rescued from the well into which she had fallen.

"Baby Jessica" -Everybody's Baby: The Rescue of Jessica McClure (1989) Based on a true story

"Baby Jessica" -Everybody's Baby: The Rescue of Jessica McClure (1989) Based on a true story

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