Cameron three months later
Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise
(Above) Vehicles remain scattered along the entry into Cameron, La. on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2005. Plans are being considered for the government to purchase all coastal property in southeastern Louisiana at pre-hurricane prices.
(Left) A mobile home and other wreckage remain untouched in Cameron.
Homes and cars remain destroyed in Cameron, La.
An anchor remains in a driveway near a destroyed car in Cameron.
A destroyed home has a message that the owner plans to rebuild in Cameron.
Charles Primeaux, Jr. dumps destroyed clothes from his home (pink house on the left) in Cameron.
Only one new structure has been erected in Cameron.
(Right) Donald Eure shucks oysters aboard the Lizzy J. at T.J.'s Seafood dock in Cameron. Eure has homes in both Cameron and Panama City, Fla.
(Below) Donald Eure shucks oysters aboard the Lizzy J. at T.J.'s Seafood dock in Cameron. He said the seafood plant was the first business to open in Cameron after Hurricane Rita.
For additional coverage, please see Hurricane Rita's toll on SW Louisiana or Mark's Hurricane Rita visual timeline.