the same small trees on the left bank, just above the Narrows, are present in
both of these photos. A closer view of these Narrows trees was shown in this 1993
Here you can see some of the debris left against these trees.
However, in the left background are a group of higher trees -- Sycamores -- and
these were all severely damaged by this flood, perhaps as waters rebounded off
the Narrows wall. These Sycamores have subsequently all died (see some of the
images in no.
08), probably due to the severe trauma of
Following the 1993
flood, riparian trees sprouted strongly in the flat above the Narrows, as shown
in the line of Willows in January, 1996 at left below. By April 2000, at
right below, the earlier line of trees is at left, while another line has
developed to the right.