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Welcome to the travels of Doug and Nada. We love the Lord and are traveling full-time in our motorhome with our German Shepherd, Homer. Homer is the star attraction wherever we stop and he gets us talking and sharing with many people. DON'T FORGET: YOU CAN ENLARGE EACH PHOTO BY CLICKING ON THE PHOTO! The newest blog post is at the top and they go back in time as you scroll down. If you want to see each photo larger, you can just click on the photo and it will enlarge. If you decide to leave a comment, don't forget to sign it so we know who left it. ;-) Folks: This site is under continual construction as we travel and see this beautiful country. Check back for more updates and photos. Thanks for visiting with us! May God bless your day!

Saturday, September 10, 2011

9/6-8/2011 - Hershey record floods

Record flooding took place from North Carolina up through New England from Tropical Storm Lee moving through the area.
Many of our friends were evacuated and had major water damage to their homes. It brought back memories of Hurricane Agnes in 1972. The photo above is of the Giant Center in Hershey where they were getting ready for the RV Show. It is one of the largest shows in the country. You can see the RVs parked in the parking lot. The Swatara Creek normally runs along the the tree line that you see at the bottom of the photo but due to 13" of rain, the creek was flooding. It set records for the highest flood waters ever recorded. The road that disappears into the water is Rte. 39.

Above is a photo of the Pizza Hut and Wendy's Restaurants on Hershey Park Drive. They had been under water halfway up their windows. This photo shows all the mud once the flood waters receded. A major clean-up is underway.

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