Chigwell, Hanover

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Title

Chigwell, Hanover

Description

"You may think they're rafting on the Rio Grande. But this is a section of the huge lake that now surrounds the remote district of Chigwell in Central Hanover. As the water continues to rise, more and more citizens in the area resorting to rafts for transportation. This raft is traversing on what used to be the roadway to Chigwell. The raftsmen charge $12 for a trip across the 'lake' to Chigwell."

Subject

Chigwell (Hanover, Jamaica); Hanover (Jamaica); Rafts; Floods - Jamaica; Roads - Effects of floods on - Jamaica

Creator

Dennis Richardson (Agency for Public Information)

Date

1-Jul-1979

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection IN: Daily News Collection - Floods, Jamaica

Identifier

D0007947

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained from the National Library of Jamaica.

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

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Citation

Dennis Richardson (Agency for Public Information), “Chigwell, Hanover,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed May 6, 2021, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/7127.