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Waves From Lake Ontario Flooding Houses on Edgemere Drive
Old Edgemere Drive homes devastated by heavy April showers leading to extensive flooding and huge, rolling waves along Lake Ontario, April 1993. Greece Town Supervisor Roger Boily declared a local state of emergency to combat shore erosion and pond flooding.
Flooding Along Edgemere Drive
Flooding along Edgemere Drive, 1952. Water levels were thirty inches above normal. Property owners along the shore blamed the use of Gut Dam, a Canadian installation in the St. Lawrence River, to control the water levels.
Lake Ontario Waves Flooding Homes on Edgemere Drive
Rolling waves flooding houses on the 2200 block of Edgemere Drive along the shores of Lake Ontario, March 1993. Ten foot waves and thirty mile an hour winds pushed icy water over the properties, causing extensive damage.
Break Wall Repair on Edgemere Drive
A Greece work crew repairs a break wall following extensive Lake Ontario flooding, 1952. Water levels were thirty inches above normal. Property owners along the shore blamed the use of Gut Dam, a Canadian installation in the St. Lawrence River, to control the water levels.
Lake Ontario Flooding on Edgemere Drive
Lake Ontario flooding on Edgemere Drive, May 2019.
Lake Ontario Flooding on Cranberry Drive
Members of the New York National Guard walking along Cranberry Drive assisting with Lake Ontario flooding, 2019.
Ariel View of Lake Ontario Flooding
Aerial view of flooding along the shores of Lake Ontario. Pictured here is Edgemere Drive and Beach Avenue, separated by Little Pond in the center of the picture, 1970's.
Erie Canal Frozen in Winter
The Erie Canal, frozen in the winter, 2005. During the winter, the canal is drained and locks are lowered to redirect water flow.
Tree Damage from 1991 Ice Storm
Significant tree damage during the 1991 Ice Storm. Freezing rain fell for 17 hours straight the night of March 3, 1991. Hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses were without power for nearly two weeks.
1991 Ice Storm Aftermath
The aftermath of the 1991 Ice Storm. Freezing rain fell for 17 hours straight the night of March 3, 1991. Hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses were without power for nearly two weeks.
Tree Damage from the 1991 Ice Storm
Trees in Greece damaged by the 1991 Ice Storm.
Ice Storm Damage on Maiden Lane
Damage from the 1991 Ice Storm to a tree on Maiden Lane, 1991.
U.S. Army Soldiers Placing Inflatable Dam Along Lake Ontario
U.S. Army soldiers placing inflatable dam along the shore to combat flooding from Lake Ontario, June 2017.
Winter View of Lake Ontario
Lake Ontario following significant winter storm, 1993.
Winter in Greece
Winter day in Greece, 1940's.