A Few More Post-Ike Photos

One of many fallen once-majestic trees:


Snapped, not uprooted:


The tree fell in their child’s room. Fortunately, they had left before the storm:


This garage is going to need a little more work:


The guy in the maroon shirt with the chainsaw lost the front half of his house to a falling tree — he and his 7-month pregnant wife were on the front porch when the tree started coming down; they heard it crack, and he dragged her back through the house, with the roof collapsing behind them; here he and the neighbors are clearing the street:


Gate blown off its hinges:


Another uprooted tree. It pains me to see these hundred-year-old trees destroyed, but at least nobody was (as far as I know) hurt:



0 responses to “A Few More Post-Ike Photos”

  1. The power of Mother Nature is something. Glad there was no major damage to your house. Hope you all get electricity back soon. Do you know anything about Jim McMillen’s area? Anna

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