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Documentary Photographs of Colorado Flood

The 2013 Colorado flood caused catastrophic damage along the entire Front Range, mountain communities, farmland and towns along the South Platte River.  Thousands of homes were damaged or destroyed, roads and bridges were washed away and several people were killed.  I spent an afternoon in Jamestown and a morning in Evans working to create a collection of photographs capturing a slice of the toll the flood inflicted on the people in its path.

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Photographs of Colorado Flood 2013

An unprecedented week of heavy rainfall across the Colorado Front Range has flooded mountain towns, larger cities, portions of Denver and rural agricultural lands.  I wanted to see how the more rural Colorado agricultural areas were affected, especially those situated along the South Platte River.  Floodwaters race down canyons in minutes, but it can take days to reach here.

Below are a few documentary style photographs from my trip through the area yesterday.

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