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Historic landmarks damaged from storms

Updated: Monday, September 30 2013, 04:46 PM MDT
By: Melissa Gundersen
SAN ELIZARIO, Texas -- A museum in San Elizario is damaged by flooding.

About 6 inches of water filled the San Portales Museum. Museum Director Al Borrego said after the water was pumped out, he lined the doors with sandbags, fearing more rain would come.

The museum suffered structural damage; some of the historic artifacts were also destroyed.

"You can see that all the documents and stuff that's on the bottom shelves we're damaged. I don't know, we're going to have to take a look at them and hopefully they'll be (OK) I don't know if they're replaceable, but what we'll see what we can do with them," said Borrego.

Borrego said he's not sure how much the damages will cost. He said this is the second time in the last two months that the museum has flooded.
Historic landmarks damaged from storms


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