What Exactly Is This A Photo Of?

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"What Exactly Is This A Photo Of?"

katrina-surge.jpg

I’m going with Mike from Austin who has a thoughtful post beginning:

This photo shows the storm surge at the Paris Road bridge during Hurricane Katrina. It has been circulating on the internet and has recently become the subject of some debate over its authenticity. I believe this photo to be authentic. This page explains why.

If anybody knows different, please speak up.

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One Response to What Exactly Is This A Photo Of?

  1. Scott says:

    Snopes.com has an entry confirming its authenticity. They attribute the photo to Don McClosky, a power plant manager in New Orleans.

    http://www.snopes.com/katrina/photos/surge.asp