Sunday 24 May looking towards Richardson's Bridge (underwater). Tree stump from previous post is visible in the middle of the road.
Part of the road seems to be washed away:
Monday 25 May. The river went down further revealing a very large and deep washaway. We christened it 'Richardson's Falls'. This disaster, caused by a change in river direction upstream which in turn was partly caused a couple of islands created by a build up of river oaks, and partly by the bridge itself, which forces flood waters sideways targeting the approach to the bridge and our land.
Tuesday 26th - Richardson's Bridge becomes visible as flood waters recede further:
The serious gouging is now clearly visible. Looking towards the river, the remains of our retard fences can also be seen:
Looking towards Darkwood Road:
Tuesday 26th 2.00 pm - locals clearing debris from Richardson's bridge: