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Small tree down

This is one of nine photos I took today, they are the remnants fo Hurricane Ike and we live in upstate NY. The winds were up to 50 miles an hour…

this is part of the tree that fell on that house in the background and it smashed her roof and front bedrooms…

The Fire Trucks had to come because the branchs fell on the wires…

This tree fell on the upstairs apartment, and knocked down wires..

This is part of the tree that fell on this house on my street…the FIre Truck was here too because of the sparks comming from the wires it fell on….

..This tree fell across the street and onto the wires here on my street…and sending sparks……ekkkk

….the tree fell across the street blocking traffic…

This is near a new home being built but now the tree is down….

..the tree is leaning on the home…knocking down wires and did some upstairs damage…

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    • # Lynn

      Wow!!! Upstate NY can get some bad storms...it's Dec. and we had a terrible ice storm in upstate NY...nicely done :))

      2008.12.20 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Mary

      It would seem you're okay and for that I'm glad. Amazing shots--hard to believe, sometimes, how cruel Mother Nature can be.

      2008.10.07 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Monika

      Scary and sad, but I am looking at these photos with great respect. Respect for nature and for those who had to fight against it and have to rebuild their homes, their lives...

      2008.10.02 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Sherij

      Amazing photo-story. I am so glad you are ok. I can't imagine what you went thru.

      2008.10.01 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Mertxe

      what a devastador situation, thank you for sharing with us and moving our heart to stop de damage we are doing to our world. Its paying back all what we do to it.
      sorry for the situation

      2008.09.22 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Jacki

      It's incredible how much destruction the winds are causing this fall!

      2008.09.20 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Domã©Lia

      Ces phénomènes laissent toujours des traces ! en espérant qu'il n'y a pas eu de pertes en vies humaines

      2008.09.20 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Mandylouwho

      Wow - Ike was still doing a ton of damage there too. We had a ton of rain and couple of trees down as well! That was one big storm.

      2008.09.17 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Maria

      Oh my! I didn't realize it hit you that badly. We didn't feel it, just some wind. Good report! :)

      2008.09.16 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Tom

      [b]Thats amazing that Ike came into the neighborhood and stomped around, good photos and good reportage curlyq[/b], [i]I guess I thought NY did not get hurricanes :([/i]

      2008.09.16 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Tamara Harden

      Wow, that's amazing the punch that Ike brought clear up there. My daughter and her family have left Houston, and will be staying in Dallas this week, then with my folks in San Angelo after that, until all the power and water is back up and running.
      PS, your first picture of that tree, it looks like a bunch of cilantro!! I just bought some, so maybe that's what's on my mind. (check out my other blog tonight to see how I put it all to good use : photoblog.com/veganess)

      2008.09.15 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Dadlak

      wow...i heard about high winds in Ohio and Indiana, but not in NYS...hope there wasn't too much damage

      2008.09.15 Edited Reply Cancel

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