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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Raising Galveston Island

I found this interesting video about how Galveston Island was raised after the 1900 storm. Quite an undertaking.

Although the efforts of the citizens in the 1900s did prevent many storm catastrophes, Hurricane Ike hit Galveston with a vengeance in 2008.

1 comment:

Joanne said...

Galveston obviously has a hearty soul - it's meant to live on