Move along, nothing to see here: Thursday Sewerage & Water Board crews pulled a Mazda 626 from the depths of the Lafitte Canal. The brake tag was reportedly dated 2007.
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A Mazada 626 car with a 2007 Louisiana brake tag and Mardi Gras beads coming from the trunk is removed from deep inside the Lafitte Canal that drains flood and other water from Mid-City including the Lafitte Greenway in New Orleans, La. Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. It is among the largest pieces to pulled from a New Orleans drainage canal by the Sewerage and Water Board. The city has suffered a few 100-year flooding events which have been exacerbated by poor drainage in the canals, pumping problems, and clogged catch basins. Photo by Matthew Hinton