Recent rains and snowmelt raised the level of the Mighty Wappingers Creek a bit:
It’s not flood stage, but there’s plenty of water flowing over the dam:
The crumbled rubble fill hardly disturbs the flow until the bottom falls out at the downstream edge:
I once spotted a job offer for a live-in dam tender over in Wallkill, but it turned out to be Internet debris; they automated the process and no longer need a human. I want to live in the powerhouse next to a dam, but it’s not to be…
Search for Red Oaks Mill dam to find other dam pix.