May 1980

A Volcano in the Back Yard


Lake Merwin

The ice turned black on Mt. St. Helens on this day May 4, 1980.......


   

June 1980

This air-photo overlooks the crater that Mt. St. Helens turned itself into on May 18, 1980....


Missing Bridge

This was one of many that were washed away in the 'Red Zone'


Missing Bridge

Hopefully nobody thought this bridge was reliable for actual escape from the volcano......


Missing Road

The road surface is six feet under the mud line on the trees in the distance.......


Winter 1980

From the northeast looking back at the steam pouring out of the crater........