Biloxi, Mississippi - Katrina Recovery

The perspective of a volunteer in the recovery effort.

Barges Blown Ashore


Better times


A broken ship, part of Treasure Bay Casino, was spun around and destroyed by the storm.


Treasure Bay Casino, after Katrina


Giant floating casino barges were swept ashore by the power of the storm.
This one sits on Rt. 90 in Biloxi.


Another barge (left) was swept into the side yard of a hotel complex.
New state laws have eliminated the floating barges, placing them ashore.


The Palace Casino in Biloxi's Back Bay.

Barges