I took the photos below a couple of years ago when my family and I went to the Lone Star Flight Museum in Galveston, Texas several months after Hurricane Ike. The Lone Star Flight Museum houses various historic vehicles, mostly planes, used during the Vietnam War, World War I, and World War II. In 2008, Hurricane Ike hit the island of Galveston and caused massive flooding. The Lone Star Museum warehouses were not spared, and several vehicles that were not evacuated were damaged by the high water in the building. We were lucky that there were few people at the museum that day and one of the volunteer workers allowed us to go past a barrier to see items that were damaged by the hurricane. The damage was so bad that the Museum will be moving to Ellington Field in Houston, Texas in the near future. Ellington Field is a U.S. military facility that is further inland and not at risk of massive flooding from a hurricane.
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