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Drought images...all courtesy of Jim Schuyler.
Prettyboy Reservoir is in Northern Baltimore County, MD.
Liberty Reservoir is on Baltimore/Carroll County line. 

The top two rows of pictures are taken from the same spot for the October 2002 and March 2003 shots.
What a difference!  These will be the last pictures posted on the drought of 2002.

prettyboy october 2002
boat ramp Oct 02
boat ramp march 2003
Same spot March 03
looking nearly empty Oct 02
Oct 02
same shot, now almost full  March 03
March 03
October almost empty
Oct 02
March 03 almost full
March 03 full!
Prettyboy reservoir Feb 23,2002
Prettyboy reservoir on Feb 23,2002
Prettyboy on march 24,2002
Prettyboy reservoir on Mar 24,2002
Prettyboy on Aug 17,2002
Prettyboy on Aug 17,2002 from Beckleysville Rd Bridge over central reservoir
Prettyboy on sep 22,2002
Same as previous but taken on 9-22-02
Water should be at tree line.
east end of prettyboy
Prettyboy east end just below Kidds Schoolhouse Rd Bridge Aug 17,2002
prettyboy east end
Prettyboy east end just below Kidds Schoolhouse Rd Bridge Aug 17,2002
prettyboy east end
Prettyboy east end just below Kidds Schoolhouse Rd Bridge Aug 17,2002
prettyboy east end
Boat ramp at Prettyboy east end just below Kidds Schoolhouse Rd Bridge Aug 17,2002
Same boat ramp on 9-22-02.  Water should be up to tree line.
Same boat ramp on 9-22-02. Water should be up to tree line.
Liberty Reservoir drought image 9-8-2002
Liberty Reservoir 9-8-2002
Liberty reservoir drought image 9-8-2002
Liberty Reservoir 9-8-2002
Liberty Reservoir 9-8-2002
Liberty Reservoir 9-8-2002
Liberty Reservoir drought image 9-8-2002
Liberty Reservoir 9-8-2002
Liberty Reservoir drought image 9-8-2002
Liberty Reservoir 9-8-2002
east end of prettyboy
east end of Prettyboy on Aug 17,2002
Prettyboy reservoir drought image
Looking toward Kidds Schoolhouse Road.  Prettyboy reservoir 8-17-02
Prettyboy reservoir drought image
Looking toward Kidds Schoolhouse Road Prettyboy reservoir 8-17-02
prettyboy on november 21st - coming back up
prettyboy on november 21st - coming back up
prettyboy on november 21st - coming back up

prettyboy on november 21st - coming back up

boat ramp at prettyboy

boat ramp at prettyboy - nov 21