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Published April 11, 2011, 12:00 AM

From the air: The 2011 Red River Valley flood fight

Aerial photographs of the 2011 Red River Valley Flood


A drainage ditch runs parallel to 40th Avenue south, Fargo, as Interstate 29 cuts through the middle of the frame in this aerial photo looking west. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

  • A drainage ditch runs parallel to 40th Avenue south, Fargo, as Interstate 29 cuts through the middle of the frame in this aerial photo looking west. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • The main stage at Bluestem Center for the Arts, the home of Trollwood, is surrounded by floodwater Monday in this aerial photo looking west. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • The flooding Red River winds Monday between Moorhead and Fargo in this aerial photo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • Interstate 94 crosses the flooding Red River Monday in this aerial photo looking southwest. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • Moorhead’s Gooseberry Park sits under water Monday in the center of this aerial photo looking southwest. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • Moorhead’s Woodlawn Park sits under water Monday to the left of the Main Avenue Bridge in this aerial photo looking west. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • Oak Grove Park sits under water Monday in the foreground of this aerial photo looking southwest. The Hjemkomst Center is near the center. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • Woodcrest Drive forms a peninsula Monday jutting into the flooding Red River in this aerial photo looking southwest. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • This Monday aerial photo shows Cardinal Muench Seminary in this aerial photo looking southwest from north Fargo. Edgewood Golf Course is at right. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • A clay levee protects this neighborhood Monday near Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • A ring dike protects this farm Monday near Harwood, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • The flooding Red River encroaches Monday on this neighborhood south of Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • St. Boniface can be seen near the center of this aerial photo Monday east of Horace, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • The Sheyenne Diversion is full of water Monday near West Fargo in this aerial photo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • The intersection of County Road 14 and Interstate 29 can be seen near the upper left corner of this aerial photo Monday east of Horace, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • The intersection of County Road 14 and Interstate 29 is surrounded by water in this aerial photo Monday east of Horace, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • This farm is flooded Monday near Horace, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • Harwood, N.D., is surrounded Monday by flood water in the aerial photo looking west. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • A drainage ditch runs Monday through Cass County near Harwood, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • The Sheyenne Diversion is full of water Monday near West Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • Floodwaters block many roads Monday in Cass County. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • This farm is flooded Monday northwest of West Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • A drainage ditch runs Monday through Cass County near Harwood, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • The channel of the Sheyenne River winds Monday through flooded Cass County fields. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • Harwood, N.D., is surrounded Monday by flood water in the aerial photo looking northeast. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • This neighborhood is flooded Monday southwest of Harwood, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • Interstate 29 runs through the center of this Monday aerial photo south of Harwood, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • This borrow pit sits quiet Monday north of Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • A ring dike protects this farm Monday near Harwood, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
  • This farm is flooded Monday near Harwood, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor