KUSA - SKY9 flew over Jamestown Thursday, revealing widespread damage throughout the town.
The town is northwest of Boulder and nestled in rolling hills and canyons. It was devastated when James Creek overtook its banks.
In the early morning darkness last Thursday, houses were broken into pieces and sliding into the torrent.
Some homes appeared to be untouched, but engineers say the force of the water may have moved them off their foundations.
Up stream, the course of the flooding is marked by heavy deposits of gravel, mud and lumber that used to frame homes and out-buildings.
Jamestown lost all of it's connecting roadways, which left the town of 300 completely isolated until military helicopters evacuated all but about 20.
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