Gulfport, Mississippi: Katrina Catastrophe TreesAlong US Hwy 90 across Mississippi, artist Marlin Miller has carved over 50 marine-themed sculptures from oak and cypress trees left standing (but dead) by Hurricane Katrina.
- Along US Hwy 90 in Mississippi, from Louisiana to Alabama.
Katrina Catastrophe Trees: Along US Hwy 90 across Mississippi, artist Marlin Miller has carved over 50 marine-themed sculptures from oak and cypress trees left standing but dead by Hurricane Katrina. [07/21/2009] Complete Story...
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When Hurricane Katrina came through Biloxi, it took down a lot of trees leaving only the trunks. The trunks were carved into various sculptures. Can be seen along Highway 90 beginning at the lighthouse.[David, 03/06/2012]
Wood sculptor Marlin Miller is carving the last of his Katrina Trees. He began in 2007, chiseling and chainsawing the trunks of standing oak and cypress trees killed by Hurricane Katrina into marine-themed art. With over 50 completed, he decided that his last tree would be the only one not on the Mississippi Gulf Coast; it's across the state line in Fairhope, Alabama. The final sculpture stands over 30 feet tall, and features seagulls flying above dolphins chasing a school of fish.[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 03/17/2011]