Load of Sandbags
Even though most homes flooded after the dikes broke, Roseau residents did not give up the flood fight.
Sandbagging a Roseau home.
Sandbagging house

Dike in street
Buildng a dike in the street to slow the spread of the water.

Building a dike along the railroad tracks.
Railroad dike

Sandbagging business
Sandbagging a Roseau business.

The courthouse was surrounded by this dike built of plywood, plastic, and sandbags. The courthouse still received water in the basement.
Plywood dike

Plywood dike
Working on the plywood dike.

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This page maintained by Alan Draves. All photos by Jeff Keinitz, Roseau Community Schools.