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Subseries s00112 - 1950 flood photographs

Gladstone Street from Sutherland Avenue Sutherland Avenue at Brown & Rutherford building Beginning of Causeway Sutherland at Disraeli Causeway on Sutherland Euclid and Barber Disraeli Higgins Avenue Higgins Avenue Subway Higgins Avenue Subway Pumping water on Robert Street Foot of Robert Street (Galt Ave) Diking during flood Flooding Power House Flooding Causeway to Rover Street Station Causeway to Rover Sub Station Rover Street Sub Station Rover Sub Station Rover Street Sub Station From roof of Rover Sub Station. W.E. Co. Gas Plant
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1950 flood photographs

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77 photographs : b&w.

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Subseries consists of photographs collected and maintained by the City Engineering Department as a record of the 1950 flood. Photographs primarily document flooded areas in Winnipeg, showing street views, buildings, bridges, and other details related to the built environment. All photographs were taken by Harold K. White Studio.

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Photos removed from binder #6, "1950 Flood Photos," one of a set of 6 scrapbooks formerly located in Area I, Row 9, Shelf 345.

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Description prepared by SJR, 2017.

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