Sheep on the Levee

Sheep on the levee to keep grass short. (Father Basty's legendary flock of sheep.) Tags: #mississippi river levees #spanish influence #little red church 2...

Rebuilding the Hymelia Levee – Image

Workers rebuild the Hymelia levee. 1912, Hahnville Killona area. (Photo courtesy of the George Lorio family) Album: Crevasses Tags: #mississippi river levees...

Pile Drivers – Image

Pile drivers move into place to fix the Hymelia break after the river waters go down. 1912, Hahnville Killona area. (Photo courtesy of the George Lorio family)...

Control Channel – Image

A control channel helps to handle the Hymelia Crevasse. 1912, Hahnville Killona area. (Photo courtesy of the George Lorio family) Album: Crevasses Tags:...

Mrs. Patterson’s Store – Image

Mrs. Patterson’s store in Killona shows the first signs of flooding as the levee breaks. 1912, Hahnville Killona area. (Photo courtesy of the George Lorio...

Hymelia Water – Image

Hymelia water covers a cane field in Star Plantation. 1912, Hahnville Killona area. (Photo courtesy of the George Lorio family) Album: Crevasses Tags:...

Hymelia Crevasse – Image

The lower end of the Hymelia Crevasse is filled with bags of dirt to prevent breakage. 1912, Hahnville Killona area. (Photo courtesy of the George Lorio...

Hymelia Crevasse – Image

The Hymelia Crevasse cribbing washes away in 1912. 1912, Hahnville Killona area. (Photo courtesy of the George Lorio family) Album: Crevasses Tags:...

Convicts Fill Sandbags – Image

Convicts fill sandbags at the Hymelia Crevasse site. 1912, Hahnville Killona area. (Photo courtesy of the George Lorio family) Album: Crevasses Tags:...

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