Aerial photos of the aftermath of the March 1962 Northeaster
Aerial photos of the aftermath of the March 1962 Northeaster storm. The first photo is of the intersection of 17th and Waverly in North Beach Haven. That storm devastated Long Beach Island with wind and flooding damage.
The storm devastated Long Beach Island causing extensive property damage and loss of life. The island was cut through in several places. A US Navy Destroyer that was being towed broke free and washed up on the beach at Holgate. You can see an Aerial photo of the Monssen here.
The storm was also known as the “Ash Wednesday Storm of 1962” The death toll was 40 people plus 1000 injured and millions of dollars in property damage.
The photo above is of North Beach Haven around 17th and Waverly after the 1962 March Northeaster
The photo below is of Harvey Cedars from the Army Corps of Engineers.
- USS Monssen DD-798 aground in Holgate after the March 1962 Noreaster
- Aerial Views of Beach Haven from the 1920s and 1930s
- The Harvey Cedars Bible Conference – The last of the Grand Hotels on Long Beach Island.
- Old Lifesaving Station, Harvey Cedars, NJ. Now the Long Beach Island Fishing Club
- 1920 Aerial view of Barnegat Light
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