Monday, March 23, 2009

Fargo Flood: 03.24.09

View from Moorhead Center Mall

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Miranda Ostergarden of Fargo, right, and Kari Larson of Moorhead, view the appending flood from the Moorhead Center Mall Parking Ramp.

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12th Avenue Bridge

Mikkelson Park earth dike in north Fargo
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Oak Grove Lutheran School student Emily Hest, left, helps with the sandbagging effort at a home across the street from her school.

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Oak Grove Lutheran School students participate in sandbagging efforts across the street from their school.

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Oak Grove Lutheran School student Gabe Samuelson helps with the sandbagging effort near Oak Grove in north Fargo.

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Concordia student Jake Johnson, right, and Gabe Samuelson, student of Oak Grove Lutheran School, aid in the sandbagging effort across the street from Oak Grove.

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Troy Deleon, left, and John Tandberg helps with lay sandbags at a home near Oak Grove Lutheran School in north Fargo.

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Troy Deleon helps lay sandbags at home near Oak Grove Lutheran School in north Fargo.

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A chair props up a drainage pipe at a home in Oakport Township north of Moorhead.

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Concordia student Courtney Paulson, St. Paul, Minn., helps fill sandbags at a home in Oakport Township north of Moorhead.

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Workers dig clay for earth dikes in Oakport Township north of Moorhead.

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Oak Grove students Paul Spilde, right, and Charlie Schirado help fill sandbags in Oakport Township north of Moorhead.

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Ron Ostermann lays sandbags around his home in Oakport Township north of Moorhead.

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Home owner Ron Ostermann, left, and Todd Fuchs of West Fargo, lay sandbags around Ostermann's home in Oakport Township north of Moorhead.

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In Oakport Township north of Moorhead.

10 comments:

Evan Nelson said...

Thanks. Keep up the good work.

Kris said...

That's a lot of damn water.

Carmella Biesiot said...

Thank you for sharing your photos, Britta. How I wish I could be a part of the Flood-fight. People down here in the black hills have been following the Red River Valley closely.

Jenn said...

great photos! I used to babysit for Gabe Samulson when he was in kindergarten- he's sure growing!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for documenting this. This is jake johnson, in one of the pictures, and it is great that people are covering this fight

Hydra said...

Great pictures..good going guys..keep it up..I hope placing sandbags will help in preventing floods..

Hydra said...

Great pictures..good going guys..keep it up..I hope placing sandbags will help in preventing floods..

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