After the water’s gone

Published 12:00 pm Friday, July 8, 2011

City employees Jeff Hicks, left, and Joey Hearn work to cut through metal plates on the floodwall near City Front Thursday, two months after the sheets were attached to ensure the stability of the wall during the flood that turned out to be historic when it crested May 19 at 57.1 feet, topping the record set during the Great Flood of 1927.

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