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Published: 12/1/2011


Southeast Michigan Area Flooding

Elvis the dog and owner Valerie Reed, of Petersburg, on Franklin Street in Dundee. Reed came to help a friend sandbag her Franklin Street house. Behind Reed is USA Motorsports Mi. The company has accelerated the pace of its move to a drier location on M50 near Cabela's. Recent rain is causing the River Raisin to flood in southeast Michigan on December 1, 2011. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Elvis the dog and owner Valerie Reed, of Petersburg, on Franklin Street in Dundee. Reed came to help a friend ...
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The River Raisin floods a section of Iffland Road just north of Blissfield, Michigan. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The River Raisin floods a section of Iffland Road just north of Blissfield, Michigan.
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The River Raisin floods a section of Iffland Road just north of Blissfield, Michigan. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The River Raisin floods a section of Iffland Road just north of Blissfield, Michigan.
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A picnic shelter in Ellis Park along the River Raisin in Blissfield. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A picnic shelter in Ellis Park along the River Raisin in Blissfield.
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Dundee resident and volunteer Greg Mason piles up 30 pound bags of sand. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Dundee resident and volunteer Greg Mason piles up 30 pound bags of sand.
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Volunteer Greg Schrader, of Dundee, second from left, and Ian Van Dootingh, a University of Toledo engineering co-op student with the Village of Dundee, third from left, work with Monroe County inmates, at left, and fourth and fifth from left, to fill sand. The rising river threatens several homes and businesses in Dundee, Mich. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Volunteer Greg Schrader, of Dundee, second from left, and Ian Van Dootingh, a University of Toledo engineering co-op student ...
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Volunteer Greg Mason, of Dundee, left and rear, and village engineer Mick Vargas, toss 30 pound bags of sand into a truck for Ken and Annette Burghardt to take to their water-surrounded home. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Volunteer Greg Mason, of Dundee, left and rear, and village engineer Mick Vargas, toss 30 pound bags of sand into ...
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Ian Van Dootingh a University of Toledo engineering co-op student with the Village of Dundee, fills sandbags. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Ian Van Dootingh a University of Toledo engineering co-op student with the Village of Dundee, fills sandbags.
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Dundee village engineer Chris Goerlich, of Tempernce, left, and volunteer Greg Mason, of Dundee, tie 30-pound sandbags to use against the rising River Raisin. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Dundee village engineer Chris Goerlich, of Tempernce, left, and volunteer Greg Mason, of Dundee, tie 30-pound sandbags to use ...
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Sandbags are deivered to the east side of the River Raisin in Dundee. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Sandbags are deivered to the east side of the River Raisin in Dundee.
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Eileen Yoas in her Dundee backyard, which is under water from the River Raisin which has overflowed its banks. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Eileen Yoas in her Dundee backyard, which is under water from the River Raisin which has overflowed its banks.
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Mick Vargas, a Dundee village engineer. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Mick Vargas, a Dundee village engineer.
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People canoe in Ellis Park in Blissfield. Some roads in the area are partially impassable due to high water. Enlarge | Buy This Photo People canoe in Ellis Park in Blissfield. Some roads in the area are partially impassable due to high water.
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The River Raisin is effecting the west side, as seen here, as well as the lower lying eastside. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The River Raisin is effecting the west side, as seen here, as well as the lower lying eastside.
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The River Raisin waters flood high enough to submerge stairs in Dundee. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The River Raisin waters flood high enough to submerge stairs in Dundee.
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The River Raisin is just below the motorized traffic bridge, at right, in Blissfield. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The River Raisin is just below the motorized traffic bridge, at right, in Blissfield.
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The bridge over the River Raisin in Dundee is closed due to flooding. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The bridge over the River Raisin in Dundee is closed due to flooding.
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The River Raisin in Dundee. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The River Raisin in Dundee.
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Dundee uses sandbags to reduce the flooding damage. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Dundee uses sandbags to reduce the flooding damage.
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The Blissfield Community Playground, in the park along the River Raisin, is under water. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The Blissfield Community Playground, in the park along the River Raisin, is under water.
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The bridge over the River Raisin in Dundee is closed out of concern that the water pressure caused by the higher river may have weakened the structure. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The bridge over the River Raisin in Dundee is closed out of concern that the water pressure caused by the ...
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The historic Old Mill Museum, formerly an auto factory, in Dundee. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The historic Old Mill Museum, formerly an auto factory, in Dundee.
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