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Picture of flood damage at a bridge.

 

1997 Toccoa Flood

Toccoa flood home home page. Toccoa flood home

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The November 1977 Toccoa Flood Photo Album

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Kelly Barnes Dam--looking upstream through breach.

Photographs and descriptions courtesy of Vernon B. Sauer, USGS retiree and a member of the Federal Investigative Board that examined the Kelly Barnes Dam failure.

Ground views taken 7 November 1977, aerial views 11 November 1977.

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