|This is a large billboard in Metarie (town
just south of the lake and west of N.O.).
It was turned on its side. This picture was taken from an overpass.
|Here's the same billboard viewed from the opposite direction and from the ground.|
|In spite of the fact that the population of Slidell had increased by 50% to 80% (which was evident by the traffic), there were signs for employment on many, many businesses in the area. The starting pay at this McDonalds was $8/hr!|
|Here's a movie theater sign at the mall
in Slidell. At least this one was still standing. The one a
few miles from here was completely knocked down.
In general, large plastic signs seemed to be high on Katrina's hit list.
|This is the picture they put in the 2006 edition of most dictionaries under the word optimism.|
|Just next to the Superdome is the basketball arena, but my focus here is the Dome's sign which still wasn't working.|
|Here's another knocked over billboard, this tme in N.O. East. Not that there's anyone around to advertise to anyway.|
|There are the concrete blobs used to (barely)
achor the sign.
For scale, that's a steering wheel that happened to have found its way into the hole.
|Here are some search and rescue tags in
Apparently they were sent out to check for a dog...
|...maybe this one.
This tag was on a building right next door.
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