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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

24 and 26 Arnold Avenue

A photograph taken during the 1950 flood, showing 24 Arnold Avenue and 26 Arnold Avenue. Item is 4 of 8 photographs on page 1 of scrapbook.

Harold K. White Studio

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