Great Falls Historic Park
2005

Click here to see the 2006 Great Falls Collection

Photography by Robert Graf

The Potomac River passes through a gorge at Great Falls on the way to Washington, DC and the Chesapeake Bay. The following series of pictures from Olmstead Island in Maryland show the varying levels of the water.


Bob and Joyce 2005 Guest Book - Send us a note

 

Click here to see the 2006 Great Falls Collection

April 27, 2005 - Looking north from Olmstead Island - 7:15 PM
 Level at 4.1 feet - Flood is 10 feet
Compare with the pictures below

April 1, 2005 - Looking north from Olmstead Island - 2:30 PM
 Level at 6.90 feet - Flood is 10 feet
Compare with the pictures below just a few days earlier.

March 30, 2005 - Looking north from Olmstead Island - 10:20 PM
 Level at 10 feet - Flood is 10 feet
Compare with the pictures below just a few days earlier.
See river guage image below

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 29, 2005 - Looking north from Olmstead Island - 3:00 PM
 Level at 8 feet - Flood is 10 feet
Compare with the pictures below just a few days earlier.
Several inches of rain fell within a few days.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 25, 2005 - Looking north from Olmstead Island - 9:30 AM
 Level at 6.1 feet - Flood is 10 feet
Compare with the pictures below

Link to Current reading

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 24, 2005 - Looking north from Olmstead Island - 4:30 PM
 Level at 5.6 feet - Flood is 10 feet
Compare with the pictures below

March 18 , 2005 - Looking north from Olmstead Island - 4:00 PM
 Level at 3.9 feet - Flood is 10 feet
Compare with the pictures below

Link to Great Falls - 2004
Bob and Joyce 2005 Guest Book - Send us a note

October 26, 2004 - Looking north from Olmstead Island - 5:00 PM
 Level at 3.2 feet - Flood is 10 feet
Compare with the pictures below

September 29, 2004 - Looking north from Olmstead Island - 8:15 AM
 Level at 7.0 feet - Flood is 10 feet
Compare with the pictures below 3 days earlier


September 26, 2004 - Looking north from Olmstead Island - 7:50 AM
 Level at 3.5 feet - Flood is 10 feet
Compare with the pictures below
Potomac River at Great Falls , MD
July 10, 2004 - Looking north from Olmstead Island - 9 AM
 Level at 3.1 feet - Flood is 10 feet
Compare with the pictures below
Potomac River at Great Falls , MD
May 12, 2004 - Looking north from Olmstead Island - 4 PM
 Level at 4 feet - Flood is 10 feet
Compare with the pictures below
Potomac River at Great Falls , MD

April 4, 2004 - Looking north from Olmstead Island - 5 PM
 Level at 6.3 feet - Flood is 10 feet
Compare with the pictures below

Potomac River at Great Falls , MD

March  6, 2004 - Looking north from Olmstead Island - 5 PM
 Level at 5.5 feet - Flood is 10 feet
Compare with the pictures below


Potomac River at Great Falls , MD

May 6, 2003 - Looking north from Olmstead Island - 8 PM
 Low Level at 4.5 feet - Flood is 10 feet
Compare with the pictures below

Potomac River at Great Falls , MD
February 25, 2003 - Looking north from Olmstead Island - Early Morning
 High Level at 9.2 feet - Flood is 10 feet
Compare with the picture below
Potomac River at Great Falls , MD
August 21, 2002 Looking north from Olmstead Island - Mid-afternoon - Very low
Level is 2.3 feet

See the Great Falls photo archive collection

Copyright 2004 Robert E. Graf


Bob and Joyce Home Page
Other National Park Photos