Jim Sienkiewicz's Blog

Jim Sienkiewicz's thoughts on his own and others' photography

2019 Russian River Flooding

It has been about a month since we had to evacuate our town due to the massive flooding on the river and I thought I would post some images of the clean up.  Our house was fine thankfully but we took in about two feet of water in a storage shed that held many of my collages amongst other items.  Several pieces were destroyed and you can see from some of these pictures the damage sustained in our area.


Mudslide at the top of our street which washed away the already steep hillside


Our ruined items curbside


Water and mold damage to my collage Colossus

Driving through Downtown Monte Rio and viewing the debris piles one week after flooding

Surveying the damage to items on our property

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