Title:
Railway undercut by erosion
Town:
Barton
County:
Orleans
State:
Vermont
Date:
1927-11
Description:
Image shows undercut river bank with railroad tracks. The slope above the tracks is steep and some rock crops out. Below the tracks appears to be unconsolidated sand or till. The river is cutting directly below the bank. There are few trees in the image. Power line poles follow the tracks to the left. Note that several of the poles in the background are leaning. The slopes in the background are barren, with virtually no vegetation.
Filename:
LS02477_000.jpg
Size:
1274 x 769 pixels; 320185 bytes
Original Filename:
Orleans-floodTL.jpg
Keywords:
Floods; Erosion; Landslides; Railroads; Rivers; Alluvium; Culture; Earth Materials; Electric lines--Poles and towers; Erosion; Flood damage; Floods; Geology; Hills; Human Constructs; Landforms; Landscapes; Nature; Railroad tracks; Railroads; Rivers; Rocks; Rural; Sediment transport; Sediments (Geology); Soil erosion; Surface Processes;
Source:
Old Stone House Collection, Old Stone House Museum
Submitted By:
Jens Hilke
Submitted On:
2004-04-28
Original Media:
Postcard
Times viewed:
2261
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