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Thursday June 30th
John Perdue and staff came to Clay on Thursday July 30th for
a great feed
Over at Premier Bank, the Salvation Army set up shop.....
as many more truck loads of goods were unloaded
Wed June 29th
After 6 days of clean up, most of the yucky stuff is now out of flooded
The June 29th Huddle at the Pentagon....
brought out Senator Doug Facemire and Mike Romano.
Here's the military helicopter bringing ina much needed part
tog et the Town Log Factory up and running, soon we hope!
Volunteers from all over helpign to haul away the goop at the Clay
World's biggest giveaway now in progress
Tuesday afternoon June 28th
Earl Ray and all the Charleston brass came to County Clay to provide
assurances, help is on the way.
Tuesday June 28th
Lizemore Fire House is serving as a distribution center during recovery
Lizemore has plenty of water and gatorade but in the way of cleaning
supplies, shovels etc., according to these folks, none have come Clay.
Supplies are coming from many churches and outside agencies. Around
lunch time today, Montgomery General Hospital brought over a huge van load
of everything from hot pizzas to clean up supplies
Clean up efforts continue at the Clay Courthouse
The records room is already looking pretty good. Don't pat Service
Pro on the back. They got fired Sunday morning for doing a crappy job.
Courthouse employees are doing the heavy lifting.
Clay County's Public Library is closed until further notice....
Flood waters filled the basement and wiped out everything including
this multi station computer lab and the entire HVAC system.
Monday June 27th
Sunday June 26
Here's your chance Clayonians to get rid of the soggy junk.
Here's the shuit down Procious Water Plant
Camp Creek bridge was under water
The Town of Clay's new cruiser was submerged up to the roof
Ditto for the Town's Chevy service truck.
The Sewer Plant was also underwater and remains shut down
That means the logs are floating down the Elk
Main Street Clay is now a dispensary for water and cleaning supplies
Sunday afternoon, the first of the miltiary MRE foos supplies arrived
These water supplies came all the way from Berkely County. Thank You
Last Shots from June 24th part 3
These 7 shots are from the Wallback area of Clayberry
Here's a shot of the old Filcon industrial site owned by the BDA and
recently sold to Clay County Services Unlimited. While under BDA stewardship,
10s of 1000's of dollars was spent getting the small field out of the flood
plain. Look real close. You can see the grass knocked down by the June
23rd flood. The creek came up at least 40 feet into the flat field.
June 24th part 2
The Morning After
The old Hartland Road bridge is all gone
Lookin more like a porcupine, those new 2 x 4's came from Amron Truss
company way up stream
That air conditioning unit is not suppose to be in the parking lot
There's more of Amron Truss's building material just down stream
See all the lines down. That's a big problem with getting the power
turned on again
Sometime Thursday evening, the VFW Post 4417 building caught fire before
flood waters crushed in the outside wall. Delegate Hanshaw found $12,500
for an out of county veteran's group. Hope he can do likewise for this
local group in need.
Dundon ballfield has been used by youth for decades.
Thursday's flood wiped out ALL the infrastructure except four light
The just completed concrete over steel Dundon bridge stood strong.
Unfortunately, debris built up behind it and may have caused the whirling
action that wiped out the Dundon ballfield and campground
There are no standing utiltiy poles in Dundon
In this shot, you should see a nice 30 foot long travel camper. It's
One year ago, the CAEZ got all pissy and told the Buffalo Creek Co-Op,
they could not sell this caboose.
With wood floors inside and water up tot he windows, the unit
is ready for the scrap yard
Owned by the CAEZ, the brand new rear deck on the J G Bradley
lodge building is all gone
Here's the roof to the Dundon ballfield concession stand over 100 yards
This pick em up truck used to pull the floated away camper trailer.
The truck finally wound up on the creek bank
Debris on the Lodge building deck
Exactly one year ago, the CAEZ also got in a peeing contest with the
Buffalo Creek RR Co-Op over 2 portable carports. With bids in hand, the
CAEZ said no to selling the units. Here's one of the carports today
Solomon's Secret use to hold their annual drama in this location. All
the backdrop in now gone
Here's the high water mark on the side of the Lodge building. Inside
the water got up to the light switches
Here's the tangled remains of that missing camper.
June 24th am
The Morning After
That's Mike Carper's House and red truck
You can see the water line on the Procious Post Office
That's in front of Jim Lennox's house in Procious
Evelyn's trailer was moved 60 feet
Danny Dawson's bridge had been there for decades, One huge propane
tank rammed against it followed by two smaller tanks. After other derbis
built it, you can see what happened
Tom Dawson's bridge was pushed down creek about 30 feet under his body
You can see the left over mud on the near side of Main Street.
Around 5inches of Elk River saturdated the main floor of the Courthouse.
Over two feet were in the next door of the Judicial Annex building. And
No, the Courthouse is not covered by flood insurance
There's Frank's effort to reclaim the behind the Courthouse dumpster
DAY 1 FLOOD OF THE CENTURY, June 23rd
This is the Wallback area around 3pm
In front of the Triad operation, if the UPS guy thought it was too
dangerous to cross, it was.
On Rt 4 in front of Scott Legg's home,. two trees came thundering down.
Notice the flood water on the right.
One fireman volunteer tried his best to cut thru the timbers.
Notice the water level, this shot was taken five minuted after the
With trees falling all along Rt 4 Thursday, had it not been for the
Asphundl crew coming thru, many motorists would have been in serious harm's
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