Double Rainbow as Irene clears the Hudson Valley at sunset
Cohoes Falls on the Mohawk River
Cohoes Falls from Crescent Road at 115,000 cubic feet per second (50 million gallons per minute)
Lock 7 after Hurricane Irene -- Buoy Boat
Lock 7 after Hurricane Irene -- trees stuck on damaged flashboards across the spillway
Lock 7 after Hurricane Irene -- Buoy Boat tied up in the upstream basin
Lock 12 after Hurricane Irene -- Tribes Hill where the muddy Schoharie joins the Mohawk River
Lock 12 -- overhead electric cantenary system powers the traveling winches
Lock 12 after Hurricane Irene -- all but four of the control gates were swept away in the flood. No gates, no navigation.
The future of NYS Viticulture lies along these slopes in year 2100 should global warming prevail at its current pace
Lock 10 after Hurricane Irene. Spud barges and cranes working on the lift arms and winch railway.
Lock 10 after Hurricane Irene -- the control arms for the lower gates were ripped from the superstructure by floating debris entangled in the lifting chains. The water rose so quickly that the lower gates could not be winched open due to the pressure on them.
Lock 12 after Hurricane Irene
Lock 12 after Hurricane Irene -- the clear shallow water of the Mohawk ripples over a rocky ledge with no control dams left to raise the water to navigable depth.
IRENE departing the Hudson Valley at sunset