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Flood from Ida #3

By handlerstudio  
Since I did not get to photograph the flood waters...i am "reduced" to reporting on the extent of the flooding from "forensic" evidence. These plastic bags clearly were floating in the flooded Schuylkill River...in this.. and versions, they area about 8' over the bike path level...and that is about 10' over the normal (shown here) river level.

I would like to thank Ian (dales) belatedly for your UA.

I will be away at a craft show this weekend (I set up on Wednesday north of NYC, drove home for Yom Kippur and taking my wife to chemo today) and leave about 6 or so tomorrow morning) I'll be back on EPZ early next week.

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Tags: Photo journalism Flooding Floating plastic bags Tropical storm Ida

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17 Sep 2021 6:16AM
A good piece of reportage in this set, Peter
Mike
dales Plus
6 13 Australia
17 Sep 2021 8:23AM
Impressive reportage of this tragic event Peter
Ian
Nikonuser1 Plus
9 172 16 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2021 10:31AM
Well documented PeterSmileSmile

Cliff
IamDora 1 6 Canada
17 Sep 2021 12:25PM
Ida grazed us - lots of rain. Larry missed us but clobbered Newfoundland. It's been a wild hurricane season so far.
(To answer your question, I'm looking at the end of October to make a run for it but that will depend on what I get done here. I have a cottage to rent when it gets too cold for the rig.)
Chinga Plus
11 61 3 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2021 5:43PM
Excellent set and content Peter. Love the reflections of the lead shot...
Isabel GrinGrinGrin
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
17 Sep 2021 6:07PM
The trash hanging high up in the trees tell the whole story!
22 Sep 2021 11:00PM
I hate plastic litter ... as the micro beads
Invade every square foot of planet earth ... hope your show goes well.
Best regards
Walt

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