Then and now photos: Colo. flood recovery one year later

September 9, 2014

A year ago this week, torrential rain flooded Colorado's Front Range from Colorado Springs to Fort Collins. The recovery started soon after the rain stopped, and is still in progress today.

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Then: Brother and sister Patrick Tinsley and Mary Kerns walk into Boulder, Colo., from the mountain community of Magnolia on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. 

(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)/(Photo: CPR/Nathaniel Minor)

(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)/(Photo: CPR/Nathaniel Minor)

(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)/(Photo: CPR/Nathaniel Minor)

(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)/(Photo: CPR/Nathaniel Minor)

(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)/(Photo: CPR/Nathaniel Minor)

(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)/(Photo: CPR/Nathaniel Minor)

(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)/(Photo: CPR/Nathaniel Minor)

(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)/(Photo: CPR/Nathaniel Minor)

While flood repairs are still ongoing in Front Range communities, significant progress has been made. In the mountain town of Jamestown, which was hit particularly hard last year, progress is much slower. 

Before: Local woman Karen Zupko, third from left, talks with volunteer Devin Burke, of Minneapolis, amid the debris of Zupko's home, in Jamestown, Colo. in November 2013.
After: Most of the home has been removed, but the property otherwise sits untouched. The owner, Karen Zupko, currently lives elsewhere in Jamestown.

(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)/(Photo: CPR/Nathaniel Minor)

(Photo: Courtesy Ron LoSasso)/(Photo: CPR/Nathaniel Minor)

(Photos: CPR/Pat Mack, Nathaniel Minor)

(Photos: CPR/Pat Mack, Nathaniel Minor)

(Photos: CPR/Pat Mack, Nathaniel Minor)

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