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Tropical Storm Irene Flooding in Amsterdam - August 29, 2011


First stop: the Riverfront Center parking garage to check out Riverlink Park and the Route 30 Bridge. [Larger: 1744x1308]

Diverted Thruway traffic backing up both ways on the bridge. [Crop/Zoom: 3442x939]

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Caroline Street. [Larger: 1744x1308]

Water rushing down West Main Street at Caroline. [Larger: 1744x1308]

Over to Evelyn Street. [Larger: 1744x1308]

Russo's and Guy Park Manor. [Larger: 1744x1308]

Lots of debris is blocking the lock. [Larger: 1744x1308]

Guy Park Manor is being badly damaged. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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Later in the day, this is at Henrietta. [Larger: 1744x1308]

The water had been up here, covering Carmichael at Henrietta. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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West Main is still under a lot of water. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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Back at Evelyn, the water is down quite a bit. [Larger: 1744x1308]

Lots to clean up at Lock 11. [Larger: 1744x1308]

And on Ann St. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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Some items formerly at Carpetland. [Larger: 1744x1308]

The water is way down from the crest, but this part of West Main (and Carpetland) are still under a lot of water. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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More carpet samples. [Larger: 1744x1308]

Now by the train station on the west end of Guy Park. [Larger: 1744x1308]

Water was definitely well up into this park earlier. [Larger: 1744x1308]

The train station, with a clear line showing the crest. [Crop/Zoom: 3472x1751]

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For a while, this was the official detour of the Thruway, even though it was under water. [Crop/Zoom: 1640x2133]

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E-mail domain: teresco.org, username: terescoj - Thu Sep 1 23:41:47 EDT 2011

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