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    Russ Flagg, left, a landowner and board member of Mile 10 Owners Road Association on Monday surveys a 30-foot erosion of Old Spencer Road in Upper Enchanted Township. The deep crevice was caused by a heavy rainstorm and flood last month. Property owners on the private roads are hoping for financial help to repair them, and a representative of the U.S. Department of Agriculture visited the unorganized territory of Somerset County to see the damage.

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    Joe Gagnon, left, landowner and president of the Mile 10 Owners Road Association and Russ Flagg, a landowner and board member, discuss the need for repairs to storm-damaged private roads and bridges in Somerset County's unorganized territory.

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    A sign adds a little humor to the devastation on Slim Haggle Road in Upper Enchanted Township. Sections of the road are barely passable from a heavy rain storm last month.

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    State Rep. Larry Dunphy, R-District 118, left, and Dan Baumert of the USDA's Natural Resource Conservation Service, discuss a bridge damaged by heavy rain and flooding last month in Upper Enchanted Township. An excavator operator ditches the washed-out road in backgropund.

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    Russ Flagg, left, a landowner and board member of Mile 10 Owners Road Association on Monday, looks up at a delegation of other landowners and officials on top of the washed-out Old Spencer Road in Upper Enchanted Township. The group was surveying storm damage that happened to the private road, and others in the area, last month.

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    Dan Baumert, left, of the USDA's Natural Resource Conservation Service, and Blaine Miller of Dirigo Timberland look at damage to the foundation of a bridge on Old Spencer Road in Upper Enchanted Township on Monday.

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    A delegation of landowners, legislators, an official from the USDA, and others travel on Old Spencer Road in Upper Enchanted Township in Somerset County Monday, past an eroded and washed-out section caused by a storm last month.

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    Caused by last month heavy rain storm twisted steel culverts lie beside Old Spencer Road in Upper Enchanted Twp. on Monday.

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