|Red River Weather, Summer 2007
|The summer of 2007 was ripe with all kinds of weather events. We took a short trip around the area to have a look
at what havoc the weather has played in this very soggy June and July, 2007. We encountered storms, floods,
and even wall-clouds.
|The Denison Dam across Lake Texoma affords wonderful views - like this view of a wall cloud over Oklahoma. We watched the cloud for several
minutes but it never formed into a tornado.
|My son David, who's now a lot older, contemplates the choppy
waters of the Red River below the dam at Lake Texoma (on the
|The old high school in Denison with a storm brewing over head made for a beautiful picture.
The high school has succumbed to the wrecking ball. Denison has been losing a lot of its history in the past few years - the old Baptist Church,
which Thurgood Marshall, once visited, has now been razed, and some older homes have also been demolished. I sure wish I had the resources
to help preserve Denison, because it's such a lovely town.
|Watson's Hamburgers is a drive-in across from the abandoned high
school in Denison. It was closed that day, so the threatening sky didn't
faze any carhops.
|The demolition contractor saved the cuppola of the school. It's now been removed from the site of the former school, but I have no idea what
happened to it. If anyone does, please let me know at firstname.lastname@example.org .
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