Storm Damage - Noxen
 
Below are photos indicating the damage caused to homes and buildings
 in the Noxen area following heavy rains Tuesday, June 27, 2006.  

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The bridge on Main Street around 7 AM, approximately 5 or 6 hours after maximum flow. Reports indicate that during maximum flow, entire trees were being tossed completely over the bridge. The car in the background was washed there by the first big rush.
(Photo credit:  David Dembowski)
 
 


Debris covers the bridge.
(Photo credit:  David Dembowski)

 


 The bridge, with St. Luke's Church visible in the background, partially cleared.
(Photo credit:  David Dembowski)
 


A temporary blockade has been placed at the missing corner on Maple Street.
(Photo credit:  David Dembowski)
 

Another view of Maple Street with Brody's Tree Farm in the background.
(Photo credit:  David Dembowski)

  


Gene Scott, Noxen, surveys the damage to Maple Street on Wednesday, June 28th,
the day after the road was washed away by Bowman's Creek.
(Photo credit:  Mark Moran, Citizens' Voice newspaper photographer and Noxen resident )
  


A view of the damage to Maple Street from the opposite direction
(before the earth blockade was put in place).
(Photo credit:  Mark Moran)
  


A handicap-accessible fishing ramp (background) was knocked off its foundation (foreground) along Bowman's Creek behind the Noxen-Monroe Sportsmans' Club in Noxen.
(Photo credit:  Mark Moran)
  


A driveway on Hubbles Road off Maple Street in Noxen Township was washed away.
(Photo credit:  Mark Moran)
  

Debris is piled up along telephone poles (foreground) while a damaged car sits along the shoulder of the washed out road at the intersection of Main Street and Island Road.
(Photo credit:  Mark Moran)
  

A look across the bridge on Main Street in Noxen after partial clearing.
(Photo credit:  Mark Moran)
     

A view of the extensive damage at the intersection of Main Street and Island Road.
The drop from the edge of the pavement to the ground below is over five feet.
(Photo credit:  Mark Moran)
 
     
Water continued to run across Main Street and into the front lawn and basement of St. Luke's Lutheran Church on Main Street on Wednesday, June 28th.
(Photo credit:  Mark Moran)
 
 

Vehicles damaged by Bowman's Creek line Island Road in Noxen.
(Photo credit:  Mark Moran)
   

The foundation is washed out from under the sidewalk at the 
Noxen United Methodist Church on Tunkhannock Road.
(Photo credit:  Mark Moran)
 

Noxen resident Rick Boice surveys the damage to his home at the corner of Main Street
and Island Road after eight inches of water and debris receded.
(Photo credit:  Mark Moran)
 

The Noxen-Monroe Sportsman's Club suffered severe damage after being knocked off its foundation.
(Photo credit:  Mark Moran)
 

Pedestrians look at piles of debris that collected against the bridge at Tunkhannock and Tannery Roads.
(Photo credit:  Mark Moran)
   

Opening the basement doors of St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Noxen 
revealed water almost up to the basement ceiling.
(Photo credit:  Mark Moran)
 

Another view of the basement of St. Luke's Church.
(Photo credit:  Mark Moran)
  

The basement of the parsonage next to St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Noxen was completely inundated.  The parsonage was undergoing renovations at the time and much of the contents were being stored in the basement.
(Photo credit:  Mark Moran)
 
  

More views of the St. Luke's Lutheran Church parsonage basement.
(Photo credit:  Mark Moran)
  

Another view of the St. Luke's Lutheran Church parsonage basement.
(Photo credit:  Mark Moran)
 

Debris floats in the St. Luke's Lutheran Church parsonage basement.
(Photo credit:  Mark Moran)
   
The photos below show more damage to the back of Maple Street in Noxen near Denmon's Greenhouse.
  

Debris is strewn across the bridge on Maple Street.
(Photo credit:  Stephanie Hughes)
    


(Photo credit:  Stephanie Hughes)
 

    


(Photo credit:  Stephanie Hughes)
 

Two more views of Maple Street, including a buckle in the blacktop 
and severe ruts and water damage further up the hill.
 

 

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