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Photo gallery: Calgary streets before and during the flood

Saddledome flooding in Calgary, 2013. Global News

An estimated 75,000 Calgary residents have been evacuated from their homes as water washes through the city’s streets.

The photos below compare what parts of the city looked like before and after the flooding, using images from Google Street View and other more recent photos uploaded to social media by people in Calgary. Photos from social media may have been edited by users before uploading.

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A street near Elbow Park in Calgary, before the flood. (Google Street View image). Google
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A street in the riverside community of Elbow Park in southwest Calgary, June 2013. pjurisic / Instagram
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A house backing onto the Elbow River in Calgary, before the flood. (Google Street View image). Google
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The same house, with the backyard flooded, June 21, 2013. (Photo by zawalawhat / Instagram). zawalawhat / Instagram
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A street near Elbow Park before the floods in Calgary. (Google Street View image). Google
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The same street, flooded with water, June 21, 2013. (Photo by clovinski / Instagram). clovinski / Instagram
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A view of the Stampede grounds before the flood. (Google Street View image). Google
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The Stampede grounds during the flood. (Photo by scottwinograd / Twitter, uploaded June 21, 2013). scottwinograd / Twitter
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The Macdonald Avenue bridge over the Elbow River, before the flood. (Google Street View image). Google
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The Macdonald Avenue bridge during the flood. (Photo by scottwinograd / Twitter, uploaded June 21, 2013). scottwinograd / Twitter
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A before shot near 5th Street and 24 Ave SW in the Mission. (Google Street View image). Google
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The same intersection during the flood, June 21, 2013. (Photo by fergiepopz / Instagram). fergiepopz / Instagram
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A bridge in Lindsay Park before the flood. (Google Street View image). Google
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The same bridge during the flood. Debris has built up along the side. Photo uploaded June 21, 2013. (Photo by CameraguyRob / Twitter). CameraguyRob / Twitter
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Google street view along Macleod Trail SE, near 4th Ave. (Google Street View image). Google
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The same area after the flooding, June 21, 2013. (Photo by jonporter1 / Instagram). jonporter1 / Instagram
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The Elbow River Casino in Calgary, before the flooding. (Image from Google Street View). Google
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The Elbow River Casino after the flooding on June 21, 2013. valleysvalleys / Instagram
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The clock tower at Old City Hall in Calgary. (Image from Google Street View). Google
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The street outside the clock tower flooded on June 21, 2013. (Photo by peterloliver / Instagram). City Hall clock tower during flood
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Aerial image of the Centre Street Bridge from Google Earth.
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Centre Street Bridge seen from the air Friday (Global News).
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Aerial image of the area around city hall from Google Earth.
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Area around city hall seen from the air Friday. (Global News).
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Aerial image of the Saddledome from Google Earth.
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Area around the Saddledome seen from the air Friday (Global News).

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