Aerials photographs -- May 2005 (taken 90 days before Katrina)
Here are aerials photographs of Biloxi taken in May 2005, about 90 days before Hurricane Katrina struck. The aerial tour begins on west beach, travels eastward to the Caillavet Street revitalization area, Hope VI, along Back Bay, Point Cadet Marina and the Isle of Capri Casino Resort, Gorenflo Elementary School, Imperial Palace, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (which was two months from its original opening date), Back Bay Boulevard, the Wells Ferry area, and the Cedar Lake Bridge. Photos by the City of Biloxi/Vincent Creel. Click on images to enlarge.