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Posted: 5/16/2001 6:54:52 PM EDT
[img]http://www.castle-arms.com/flood_pix/1.jpg[/img] [img]http://www.castle-arms.com/flood_pix/2.jpg[/img] [img]http://www.castle-arms.com/flood_pix/3.jpg[/img] [img]http://www.castle-arms.com/flood_pix/4.jpg[/img] [img]http://www.castle-arms.com/flood_pix/5.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 5/16/2001 6:56:11 PM EDT
Boy, when you said Rock River was suffering from rain problems you weren't kidding [:D] Where is this, Mississippi? Jewbroni~
Link Posted: 5/16/2001 7:06:34 PM EDT
I hope your guns are high and dry!!!!!! Bummer.
Link Posted: 5/16/2001 7:08:28 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/16/2001 7:11:14 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/16/2001 7:16:50 PM EDT by Grin&Barrett]
These are pics of my lower warehouse buildings on the Mississippi river yesterday. My levees held but the water pressure created boils (like a spring) that appeared on the building side of the levees & no way the pumped could keep up. Got everything out except some crating material. The river came up some more today but it seems to be slowly falling now. Watch out down river! Back in 93 those tugs were docked in the plant door with gangplanks into the factory & boat to land at other end. These pics are NOT RRA, they are 2-300 miles north of me in IL. The rain that brought this quick rise was over the weekend north of us but mostly in IA this time. But there have been fairly constant showers all over the upper midwest for several weeks & it all finds it's way to the Mississippi.
Link Posted: 5/16/2001 7:22:18 PM EDT
RRA = Rock River Arms
Link Posted: 5/16/2001 7:24:04 PM EDT
And on a nice day like that.
Link Posted: 5/16/2001 7:29:32 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/17/2001 5:20:21 AM EDT
This one is the 3rd highest ever. 1973 was just a little higher & 1993 was 4 feet higher.
Link Posted: 5/17/2001 5:47:49 AM EDT
Link Posted: 5/17/2001 5:51:11 AM EDT
Riverfront property, heh? Dag, dont that just look fun? Jetski?
Link Posted: 5/17/2001 6:01:59 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/17/2001 6:05:40 AM EDT by madman_kirk]
[b]Topic - I've got a headache!!![/b] and i thought this thread would be about tim [:D] .mmk
Link Posted: 5/17/2001 6:04:39 AM EDT
Hey Grin: Hate that you have to go through this crap again. One entire side of the county I live in is bordered by the Mighty M. I have seen some things from this river that still amaze me to this day. I remember 93' well. Hang in there and watch out for those tugs.
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