Title:
Flood Damage in Town
Town:
Proctor
County:
Rutland
State:
Vermont
Date:
1927
Description:
The historic mage shows houses above a gorge cut by the 1927 floodwaters of the Otter Creek. There is flood debris from ruined buildings in the foreground of the image. The soil below the house in the center of the image is eroding away beneath the building's foundation. Bedrock shows in the gorge floor where the overlying sediments have been stripped. There are some trees on the hillside on the left side of the gorge.
Filename:
LS00115_000.jpg
Size:
1567 x 888 pixels; 136660 bytes
Original Filename:
6527 FLOOD PROCTOR.jpg
GPS Location:
43.669861 N latitude, 73.038083 W longitude
Datum: WGS84
Keywords:
Autumn; Buildings; Cities and towns; Coarse woody debris; Culture; Deciduous; Dwellings; Earth Materials; Electric lines--Poles and towers; Erosion; Flood damage; Floodplains; Floods; Forests and Plants; Geology; Hills; Human Constructs; Landforms; Landscapes; Living Things; Mud; Nature; Plants,Effect of floods on; Public buildings; Rivers; Sand; Season; Sediment transport; Sediments (Geology); Soil erosion; Surface Processes; Time; Trees;
Source:
Special Collections, Bailey/Howe Library, University of Vermont
Submitted By:
none
Submitted On:
2001-01-20
Original Media:
Digital Photograph
Times viewed:
11873
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