"The foliage has been losing its freshness through the month of August,
and here and there a yellow leaf shows itself like the first gray hair amidst
the locks of a beauty who has seen one season too many."
--Oliver Wendell Holmes
|Photo taken in late June a short while after the gates were closed.|
|Photo taken August 27 with water now flowing over the new spillway.|
|Photo taken just after sunrise on September 3 as fog still hovers over parts of the river.|