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Published June 23, 2012, 12:00 AM

Photo Gallery Barnum flooding June 21

PHotos by Jana Peterson


Although the Shank's home in Barnum sits about 50 years away from the Moose Horn River, this is the first time it's flooded, Jerry Shank said.

  • Although the Shank's home in Barnum sits about 50 years away from the Moose Horn River, this is the first time it's flooded, Jerry Shank said.
  • View from Shank deck
  • The basement at the Shank home Thursday afternoon
  • Jerry Shank starts the pump to begin pumping out the basement
  • Barnum City Park was under several feet of water
  • A group of elderly apartment residents were rescued with the help of a front end loader and its driver.
  • Barnum city park
  • Looking toward downtown as the water begins to recede. It had been as high as the street sign in the foreground of this photo.
  • Highway 61 near Barnum
  • Highway 61
  • Highway 61
  • A bridge inspector came to check out the bridges in Barnum the next day. This one, on Main Street, was declared ok
  • The road next to the bridge on Front Street was washed out, however, so that bridge could not be reopened after the flooding.
  • Barnum after the flood
  • Barnum after the flood