NEWFIELD, N.Y. — Aerial photographs taken by Joseph Scaglione show the ongoing cleanup efforts in Tompkins County as officials try to repair up to $1.5 million in damage caused by flooding.
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Here are Scaglione’s photos, taken on Friday about six miles south of Ithaca:
The photos taken by Scaglione show Norfolk Southern at mile post 300. Scaglione also chronicled the original damage from when flooding first began Sunday night.
Here are photos from that coverage:
Floods devastate Newfield, Danby
Part of Route 34/96 in Tompkins could be closed for days, official says – The bridge at Route 34/96 could be closed for days because of erosion that happened underneath the bridge during flash flooding Sunday night.
‘Outrageous flooding’ hits Tompkins: Homes evacuated; schools delayed – County officials say early Monday morning that a state of emergency remains in effect in the Tompkins County towns of Newfield and Danby after flash flooding struck the area on Sunday.
Newfield woman after flood: ‘That’s the house I grew up in and it’s gone’ – Rita Sims’ 19-year-old sister, Angela, swam out of the home though nearly neck-high water to save the family’s Pomeranian, Miniature Doberman Pinscher and three cats. Ithaca Voice
2 critical local bridges evaluated after damaging Tompkins floods – Two heavily-trafficked local bridges are being assessed for damage Monday morning after significant flooding hit the region last night, according to emergency responders. Ithaca Voice
Map of roads, bridges still closed from flooding in Tompkins County – Two nights after flash flooding in Tompkins County, roads and bridges remain closed.
Newfield family feared evacuations as water flooded trailer park – “It was really scary, the water was coming right up to our porch … It was rushing right toward our house.”
Official: Tompkins towns’ flooding damage could cost more than $1.5 million – Damage from flash flooding Sunday night and Monday morning might cost more than $1.5 million in repairs to public infrastructure in Newfield and West Danby, a Tompkins County official said.