Hidalgo Falls pictures
by James Williams

Rodney Bond, Steve Daniel, and Bruce Litton below the first island.

Randy Barnes beside the debris-covered first island.

The wide river dwarfs Steve surfing.

Rodney Bond surfing on wave upper river left.

Steve doing 360s.

Bruce and Steve watch Randy throw ends.

Photos of National Geographic filmmakers working with Texas Task Force One at Hidalgo on a film on swiftwater rescue, Sept. 21, 2004

Zodiak cutting through the channel between islands #3 and #4.

Swimmers on the rocks.

Zodiak rescuers come in from downriver.

Struggling swimmers up close.

The TRPA property as the setting for Task Force One's work.