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Flooded streets in Richmond after
Original Author: Bill Lane
Created: August 23, 1969
Medium: Photograph

Flooded Streets in Richmond After Hurricane Camille

Two pedestrians in the middle distance walk over sandbags at the intersection of East Cary and South 18th streets—an unsuccessful attempt to prevent major flooding in Richmond when the remnants of Hurricane Camille pounded Virginia on the night of August 19-20, 1969.