June 18, 2008

The lawless stream

Flood plain. More photos here.

Mind-boggling photographs in the news this week.
“This is a classic struggle,” said Jerry Enzler, the executive director of the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque, Iowa. “Mark Twain said it way back: Ten thousand river commissions cannot tame that lawless stream.”
The photo below was taken by Lori Mehman of Orchard, Iowa. More about the image here.

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