Nellysford : Lake Monacan @ Stoney Creek extremely low

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If you’ve been by Lake Monacan in Stoney Creek lately, you’ve no doubt seen the impact of the recent drought on the water levels there.

Photography by Tommy Stafford
Nelson County Life Magazine ©2007
Lake Monacan @ Stoney Creek
Nellysford, Virginia

Below is a photo we took on October 7th. Low even then.
monacan 10-7-07

We were back on Sunday October 21st to take some additional photos below:
Lake 3

It’s hard to tell because the positioning of my camera was in a different location, but it is lower than it was on the 7th. For additional photos scroll below.

Below Henri Weems of Rodes Farm stands on top of the overflow spillway that is usually under water.
weems 9

Below, Henri grabs a rare photo of the spillway.
weems 10

Looking back toward the spillway facing south.
Lake 1 spillway

Under normal conditions Henri would easily be under water where he’s standing looking back toward the dock.
weems 12

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