September 16, 1928

479286While doing some research on the internet this afternoon I came across photos of Lake Worth after the 1928 hurricane.  It has been a mild hurricane season so far and there has also been talk about what happens if non-conforming buildings get damaged, so I thought I would post this little reminder of how bad things can get.

A modern track of the 1928 hurricane.


A contemporary map of the hurricane’s movement across Florida, note where landfall was.

old map

Click on the images to enlarge.

I would imagine this is Lake or Lucerne.


Lake Worth scenes.


I believe that the Masonic Temple in the photo is 1000 Lake.


Deerfield and Lake Worth.


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