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November 21, 2009

Krog Street Tunnel, Atlanta

This Month in Photo of the Day: Your Photos I shot this during the Atlanta flood. I chanced upon a couple canoeing through the most famous tunnel in Atlanta, the Krog Street Tunnel. I was out with my friend to go see another area that was flooded when we came across this and both of us screamed with delight. I borrowed my friend's polka dot galoshes, but at this point in the tunnel the water was well above them. This was a matter of being in the right place at the right time for an unforgettable shot of a completely unique event. This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot. Have a great shot? Send it to us for possible publication in National Geographic magazine.
Photograph by Caroline Smith

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