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Thanks to Greg Justice for his kind permission to allow us to use many of these images which originally appeared on his Facebook Page Old Falmouth Pictures.

1997 Flood

2,400 people had to be evacuated.

 

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Shelby Street Deposit Bank Ray's Barber Shop
     
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State Street Liberty at Woodsen  
     
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The good news was that the three or four inches of mud, which the water left everywhere, eventually dried up.

The bad news is that it left three of four inches of very fine dust that got into any and everything.

     
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This barn washed onto Rt. 22 Flood aftermath  
     
     
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  Flood aftermath West Shelby Street
     
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A respiratory issue kept Jim Fossett from cleaning his Mother's basement, but minutes after this, he got it done. For free. Patrick Reddy, photo. Joyce Campbell, right, at her Fancy floral Fashions and Gifts, Patrick Reddy, photo.  

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