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Remembering Irene one year later - Photo Galleries

A worker at the Vischer Ferry Dam checks debris on the spillway on Tues, Aug 30, 2011. The New York Power Authority is watching the Mohawk river dam for possible failure. The dam is connected to Lock 7 of the Barge Canal on one side and a power authority hydro project on the other.

A worker at the Vischer Ferry Dam checks debris on the spillway on Tues, Aug 30, 2011. The New York Power Authority is watching the Mohawk river dam for possible failure. The dam is connected to Lock 7 of the Barge Canal on one side and a power authority hydro project on the other. Photo by John McIntyre.

— One year ago this week the Capital District face severe flooding from tropical storm Irene. Spotlight photographers documented what happened. Take a look back.

John Purcell was in the middle of the flooding click Here

Officials were worried about the Vischer Ferry Dam on the Mohawk click Here

Flooding in the Stockade click Here

Video of the flooding click Here

Saratoga County gets hit click Here

Jumping Jacks reopens in April after rebuilding click Here

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Schenectady County Irene Flooding

An array of footage from Schenectady County on Monday, Aug. 29, after the Mohawk River had flooded surrounding communities.

An array of footage from Schenectady County on Monday, Aug. 29, after the Mohawk River had flooded surrounding communities.

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