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1950 flood photographs

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.

Flooding

A photograph of floodwater surrounding trees during the 1950 flood. A building protected by a sandbag dike is in the background.

Harold K. White Studio

Anabella Subway from north

A photograph, taken from the north, of a flooded underpass on Anabella Street during the 1950 flood in Winnipeg. Some people in a boat are travelling down the street.

Harold K. White Studio

Anabella Subway

A photograph of a causeway near an underpass on Anabella Street during the 1950 flood in Winnipeg. A city employee is driving some equipment down the causeway.

Harold K. White Studio

Pumping

A photograph of a long pipe pumping water during the 1950 flood in Winnipeg.

Harold K. White Studio

Flood waters

A photograph of floodwater surrounding the Canada Packers plant during the 1950 flood in Winnipeg.

Harold K. White Studio

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