This Is What an 11-Foot Storm Surge in New York Looked Like in 1960 - Neighborhoods - The Atlantic Cities

This Is What an 11-Foot Storm Surge in New York Looked Like in 1960

This Is What an 11-Foot Storm Surge in New York Looked Like in 1960 - Neighborhoods - The Atlantic Cities

Bailey Dock or Wharf in front of Bailey's General Store on San Carlos Bay. The Storage shed on the dock, and much of the dock, was destroyed in Hurricane Donna in 1960.

Bailey Dock or Wharf in front of Bailey's General Store on San Carlos Bay. The Storage shed on the dock, and much of the dock, was destroyed in Hurricane Donna in 1960.

An aerial view of the Robbie’s property from 1960 shows the bridge had been washed out during Hurricane Donna.

An aerial view of the Robbie’s property from 1960 shows the bridge had been washed out during Hurricane Donna.

Hurricane Donna killed 3 people when it roared through Hampton Roads early on the morning of Sept 12, 1960, and 55 years later it still holds records for the second highest wind speed and second lowest barometric pressure recorded in the area during a hurricane. But the damage would have been much greater if it hadn't struck at low tide. Check out these archive photos of the storm.

Hurricane Donna killed 3 people when it roared through Hampton Roads early on the morning of Sept 12, 1960, and 55 years later it still holds records for the second highest wind speed and second lowest barometric pressure recorded in the area during a hurricane. But the damage would have been much greater if it hadn't struck at low tide. Check out these archive photos of the storm.

hurricane donna 1960 florida keys | Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory , http ...

hurricane donna 1960 florida keys | Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory , http ...

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