Sept. 26 marked one month since devastating flooding occurred in Galveston County as a result of Hurricane Harvey. The water has receded, but left many homes and businesses damaged, and destroyed cars and other property in communities all over the county. During the flood, our photographers captured numerous images in places that were almost hard to recognize. They recently returned to some of those places to compare how they look now to what they looked like four weeks ago.


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BEFORE: Gripping plastic storage bags with their most important belongings, Bill Butzin, left, and James Gioffre wait to evacuate their flooded Dickinson home aboard Keith and Dell Corder's boat Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.

 

AFTER: A house on Old Bayou Drive in Dickinson on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. Bill Butzin and James Gioffre were picked up by boat at this location and the water was up to their chests.


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BEFORE: A Hummer is flooded out on Park Gate Drive in League City on Sunday afternoon Aug. 27, 2017.

 

AFTER: A car drives into The Park on Clear Creek neighborhood in League City on Friday morning Sept. 15, 2017. The Park was the site of widespread flooding and rescues during flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.


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BEFORE: Adam Glasgow, his mother Barbara, wife Jillian and father Daniel launch wave runners in the front yard of a flooded Polly Ranch home to go check on their own property which is still only accessible by water near the confluence of Chigger Creek and Clear Creek in Friendswood, Texas on Wednesday morning Aug. 30, 2017.

 

AFTER: The house at 2403 Butler Dr. in Friendswood's Polly Ranch is seen on Friday morning Sept. 15, 2017. The front yard of the home was used by neighbors to launch boats, wave runners, kayaks and canoes during catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Harvey.


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BEFORE: Karina Wade-Gledhill carries a chair from her flooded office along Clear Lake in Seabrook, TX on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.

 

AFTER: An office along Clear Lake in Seabrook, TX on Sept. 18, 2017 after flooding from Hurricane Harvey had receded.


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BEFORE: Dickinson residents wait for help on the second floor of their apartment complex on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. The U.S. Coast Guard and citizens with boats were out rescuing people in floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey.

 

AFTER: Debris sits in front of the Dickinson Pines sign in Dickinson on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. During Harvey flooding, the first floor of the apartments were almost completely covered by water.


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BEFORE: Belongings of rescued residents are passed to shore at the entrance to League City's The Park on Clear Creek neighborhood on Sunday afternoon Aug. 27, 2017.

 

AFTER: The entrance to The Park on Clear Creek neighborhood in League City on Friday morning Sept. 15, 2017. The Park was the site of widespread flooding and rescues during flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.


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BEFORE: The street sign at Old Bayou and Live Oak Drives in the Bayou Chantilly neighborhood in Dickinson is nearly submerged by floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.

 

AFTER: An Old Bayou Drive is askew from Hurricane Harvey's flooding in Dickinson on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017.


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BEFORE: Cars are submerged at a dealership along Interstate 45 in Dickinson on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.

 

AFTER: Used cars are lined up at the Gay Buick GMC dealership off I-45 in Dickinson on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. These cars were covered by water during the flooding in Dickinson on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017.


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BEFORE: Volunteers head out to search for residents in need of help on Bayridge Drive in League City on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017.

 

AFTER: Bayridge Drive in League City on Sept. 18, 2017.


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BEFORE: Volunteers bring evacuees to shore from the flooded The Park on Clear Creek in League City, Texas on Tuesday morning Aug. 29, 2017.

 

AFTER: The entrance to The Park on Clear Creek neighborhood in League City on Friday morning Sept. 15, 2017. The Park was the site of widespread flooding and rescues during flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.


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BEFORE: Flooded vehicles of all sizes clog the southbound feeder road of Interstate 45 near FM 517 in League City, Texas on Tuesday afternoon Aug. 29, 2017.

 

AFTER: Traffic flows down the southbound feeder road of Interstate 45 near FM 517 in Dickinson on Friday morning Sept. 15, 2017. Numerous vehicles were stranded on the feeder road in quickly rising floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey.


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BEFORE: A group of men wade through several feet of floodwaters to cross the southbound feeder road of Interstate 45 near FM 517 in League City, Texas on Tuesday afternoon Aug. 29, 2017.

 

AFTER: Traffic flows down the southbound feeder road of Interstate 45 near FM 517 in Dickinson on Friday morning Sept. 15, 2017. Floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey rendered the roadway impassable for over four days.


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BEFORE: Flood waters flow down FM 517 between League City and Dickinson, Texas on Tuesday afternoon Aug. 29, 2017.

 

AFTER: Traffic moves on FM 517 west of Interstate 45 in Dickinson on Friday morning Sept. 15, 2017. Floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey turned the roadway into a river for over four days.


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BEFORE: Flood waters flow down FM 517 between League City and Dickinson, Texas on Tuesday afternoon Aug. 29, 2017.

 

AFTER: Vehicles travel along FM 517 between League City and Dickinson on Friday morning Sept. 15, 2017. Floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey turned the roadway into a river for over four days.


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BEFORE: The intersection of Bay Creek Drive and FM 646 continues to be flooded in Dickinson on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. This area has been flooded since Saturday when the storm began.

 

AFTER: A car drives through the intersection of Bay Creek Drive and FM 646 in Dickinson on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. The neighborhood of Bay Colony Pointe was severely flooded from Sunday, Aug. 27 to Tuesday, Aug. 29.


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BEFORE: A mailbox barely withstands the flooding in Bay Colony Pointe in Dickinson on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017.

 

AFTER: A mailbox stands in Bay Colony Pointe in Dickinson on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. Hurricane Harvey floodwater came up to the bottom of the box.

Kelsey is a staff photojournalist and joined The Daily News in 2017.

Kevin is the Media & Technology Director and joined The Daily News in 2006. He has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and a minor in Photography from Texas State University. He lives in League City with his wife Ashley, a wedding photographer.

Stuart is a staff photojournalist who joined The Daily News in 2014.

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Paula Griffith

FM517 at I45 IS Dickinson. It is NOT between Dickinson and League City. Please know the areas you are writing about...or ask someone.

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