Pictures from the 1997 Spring Flood


In April of 1997, NWS La Crosse personnel took a tour of the Mississippi River in our office's area of responsiblity. Here's a look at some of the things they saw.

We apologize for the yellow lines that show up in most pictures...a faulty scanner used to scan the pictures was the cause.

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Lock and Dam #4 in Alma, WI. The stage height is at 16.3 feet.
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Fountain City, WI...the stage height is at 14.3 feet.
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In Trempeleau WI at a stage of 14.5 feet.
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The Black River at the Highway 35 crossing. The Galesville stage is at 12.7 feet.
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Leidel's Landing along the Black River. Galesville stage is at 12.7 feet.
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La Crosse river gage at 14.4 feet.
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Lock and Dam #8 spillway near Reno. Brownsville stage is at 35.1 feet.
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Winona Riverfront at 17.4 foot stage.
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Roadside park, highway 61 south of Winona. Winona stage at 17.4 feet.
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Highway 60 in Wabasha, looking out the car at Midtown Park.
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Street near Riverfront Park in Prairie Du Chien. McGregor stage is at 17.9 feet.



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