Waterford cleans up
While much of the focus after Tropical Storm Irene was on flood damage in the western part of the Capital Region, the village of Waterford also sustained devastating flooding from the Mohawk River. Posted on September 7, 2011.
A sign posted along the highway just outside Waterford announces the cancellation of the annual Tugboat Roundup due to flooding.
Helping out her friends, Beverly Clementi on Tuesday carries furniture up the ramp of a van as items are removed from 11 First St. in Waterford.
Peggy Beck works Tuesday in the kitchen of her 14 First St. home in Waterford. The room had recently been modernized before two feet of water came in last week.
Michelle Bonnier, wearing a respirator, tosses out water-soaked and damaged carpeting Tuesday at 7 First St. in Waterford.
From the front of his home at 5 First St. in Waterford, Dick Castle distributes Red Cross food for local residents. Living along the river for 42 years, he said the damage from Hurricane Irene reminded him of similar floods in 1977 and 1996.
Throughout Waterford, debris, most of it from house interiiors, is piled at the curbs for eventual pick-up by village trucks.
Pedestrians at dusk walk along the mud-streaked walls at Waterford Harbor on Tuesday.