Some pictures from the 2008 flood. These are all taken around the bridge over the Cedar River on Lewis Access road. The road runs (used to run) from Center Point to Palo.

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Water approaches the houses. Never made it all the way there though.

Powerline cut

Water rushes over the road

Road starting to wash out

That dead tree is normally 30 feet from the river's edge

After the water started to recede

Okay, we will keep out

Painted turtles managed to find somewhere to go

End of the road

Perspective on the size of the washout


Road damage again

Water under the bridge