Carter County Flood Photos

July 21, 2010

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Speedway Service Station in Olive Hill

Speedway Service Station in Olive Hill

Speedway Service Station in Olive Hill

Olive Hill from Water Avenue

Looking up the Tygart from the Cross Street Bridge


May 2, 2010

"There must be a reason for it all"


Jolinda Belcher's Photos of the 2010 Olive Hill Flood


Cathy Stephenson's Photos of the 2010 Olive Hill Flood


Mike Barker's Olive Hill Flood Photos

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Note the water mark on the window across the street and on the curtain in the old bank building.

I put the old photos in the window a couple of years ago.

Notice the dumpster that has floated down the street and come to rest against the electric pole.

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This one was taken about 10 PM, looking at the town from near town bridge.

The building is the Old C&O Train Depot which we so lovingly restored as out Rails to Trails trailhead facility.

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The First National Bank. It hadt 3-4 feet of water throughout.

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First National Bank. The man in the boots is Willis Kelly, the bank's CEO.

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This is the Olive Hill Post Office. It had about 18 inches of water in the lobby.

PO boxes near the floor were flooded.

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Building at the northeast corner of Scott and Railroad Streets in Oilve Hill. Randy Baker's Dental Office.

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Cheleza Fox's Clothing store at the corner of Cross and Railroad Streets. The bags contain boy's prom shoes rescued from the flood.

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The Christian Church in Olive Hill had been raised well above street level, but the foundation was damaged
by the flood waters and it is reportedly a total loss.

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The Christian Church interior. In the left corner you can see that the floor is buckled up.

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Interior of the video rental store on Railroad St. between Cross and Scott Streets.

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This is Scott Street looking north from Railroad Street.

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Kevin Jordan's Dental Clinic on Scott St. in Olive Hill.

Just beyond it is Sturgill's Music Store.

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Looking out on Railroad Street near Scott Street. The water mark is five feet above the sidewalk.

Submitted by: Mike Barker


Article from the Olive Hill Journal-Times of May 12, 2010

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