09/13/08 56 W, 1 I - + 9 - 11 Images From Ike


Here's a Houston Chronicle slideshow, which includes the below image. Those are waves breaking over the memorial to the Galveston hurricane of 1900, the deadliest natural disaster in the country's history. Landed as a Category 4 storm on September 8, 1900. Killed between 6,000 and 12,000 people, and rendered 30,000 homeless.
 
    
Johnny Hanson, Houston Chronicle Photo




Heaven, Hell, or Houston: http://www.chron.com/news/photogallery/I... Fourth largest city in the US, incidentally. I’m just passing through in search of the ever-elusive Thunderbird…
Legeros - 09/13/08 - 14:44



  
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