Thanks to Chris Pannell for the use of the black and white pictures. I saw some of this with my own two eyes. Lake Jackson was also horribly impacted. I had a friend lose her entire house on Old Lake Jackson Drive. To those of you who came to the area after Agnes, nothing will ever be the same.
The Flatbranch Project still is a work in progress–Westgate’s own version of never again would its residents have to be picked off of roof tops. Much of the credit for the project being re-energized goes to Ed Wilbourn. He is a former resident of the area although I am not sure if his family was there during Agnes.
First of all, meet Hurricane Agnes:
Hurricane Agnes meets Manassas: