Just a few weeks ago, water from New Melones Reservoir lapped against the underside of the old Parrotts Ferry Bridge across the Stanislaus River. The bridge is usually under about 150 feet of water at this time of year. Because of the drought, the river is flowing under the bridge again for the first time since the mid-1990s.
Just a few weeks ago, water from New Melones Reservoir lapped against the underside of the old Parrotts Ferry Bridge across the Stanislaus River. The bridge is usually under about 150 feet of water at this time of year. Because of the drought, the river is flowing under the bridge again for the first time since the mid-1990s. Jeff Jardine jjardine@modbee.com
Just a few weeks ago, water from New Melones Reservoir lapped against the underside of the old Parrotts Ferry Bridge across the Stanislaus River. The bridge is usually under about 150 feet of water at this time of year. Because of the drought, the river is flowing under the bridge again for the first time since the mid-1990s. Jeff Jardine jjardine@modbee.com

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