It was a long flood, it went on for weeks and weeks. When I could manage the pumps Far Guy went back to work. The dogs evenually came home.
Travel was by boat only. Far Guy would go to work and get groceries before he came home.
The place where we landed the boat and left a vehicle was called Larson’s Landing and Veen’s Marine.
Veen’s Marine offered Cold Beverages, Across the Lake, Boat Rental and something else I cannot read possibly gasoline!
Welcome to Larson’s Landing on Shure Lake.
That is Larson’s house on the right, they built that house and sold their old house to us. We sold it to some crazy people who didn’t care if it flooded (we showed them photos) and they sold it back to one of the Larson boys.
That would be us “the boat people” Captain and Mate might have been visiting but they would soon come home.
My Dad and Gene doing something with the boat motor. I put a star above our house.
This road had a bridge that Lake Shure went under. In the photo the entire road is underwater.
During the daytime dike watch I watched people come and go. A fellow a few circles down from us bought a hover craft to go back and forth to work. Our neighbors were all really good, if someone was going to town they would ask if you needed anything or if you needed a ride across the water.
We wondered when we could quit boating…next week you will find out.