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Engineers construct levee at Ramkota hotel

Members of South Dakota National Guard’s 842nd Engineer Company finish the construction of a levee surrounding the Best Western Ramkota Hotel, June 1, 2011 to prevent water damage from the rising Missouri River. More than 900 South Dakota Army and Air Guardsmen have been called upon to assist in the flood relief efforts throughout the state.



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This work, Engineers construct levee at Ramkota hotel [Image 2 of 2], by 1LT Chad Carlson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.01.2011

Date Posted:06.02.2011 12:12

Photo ID:410041

VIRIN:110601-A-#####-001

Resolution:2848x4288

Size:1.43 MB

Location:PIERRE, SD, USGlobe

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