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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

Osborne and Broadway

A photograph of the intersection of Broadway and Osborne Street during the 1950 flood in Winnipeg. The photo is taken from Osborne Street, looking north; the stone cross of All Saints' Church can be seen near the left side of the image.

Harold K. White Studio

Oakwood Riverview

A photograph of people boating down Oakwood Avenue in the Riverview neighbourhood during the 1950 flood in Winnipeg.

Harold K. White Studio

Scrapbook [1950 flood photographs]

Subseries consists of a scrapbook assembled by the City Engineering Department to serve as photographic evidence of the 1950 flood. It contains black and white photographs that mostly document flooding in residential areas near the Red River (Fort Rouge, Riverview, North End, Point Douglas, Crescentwood, Armstrong's Point and others). Scrapbook appears to be organized geographically by area and street. In addition to documenting flooding, the photographs provide a detailed record of residential neighbourhoods, houses, streets, and businesses like corner grocery stores and laundries. All photographs were taken by Harold K. White Studio.

Winnipeg (Man.). City Engineer

196, 200 and 204 Scotia Street

A photograph taken during the 1950 flood, showing 196 Scotia Avenue and 200 Scotia Street and 204 Scotia Street. Item is 1 of 5 photographs on page 45 of scrapbook.

Harold K. White Studio

212 Scotia Street

A photograph taken during the 1950 flood, showing 212 Scotia Street. Item is 4 of 5 photographs on page 45 of scrapbook.

Harold K. White Studio

Scotia Block

A photograph taken during the 1950 flood, showing "Scotia Block" on Scotia Street. Item is 2 of 8 photographs on page 46 of scrapbook.

Harold K. White Studio

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