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Main street underpass after flash flood, Velva N.D.
Main street underpass after flash flood, Velva N.D.
TitleMain street underpass after flash flood, Velva N.D.
Date of Original1962-08-11
CreatorBurkum, Lester, 1912-2001
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView of a Soo Line Railroad bridge with railroad cars on top. The August 1962 flash flood in Velva, N.D. left high water flowing under the railroad bridge, and a car stuck with its hood down, and back end up in the air on a fence. There are people on the railroad bridge and in the distance.
General SubjectTransportation
Water
Weather
Subject (LCTGM)Floods
Water
Railroad bridges
Railroad cars
People
Automobiles
Organization NameSoo Line Railroad Company
LocationVelva (N.D.)
McHenry County (N.D.)
Decade1960-1969
Item NumberS-71
Format of OriginalSlides
Color images
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Main street under pass, Velva N.D. flood Aug. 11, 1962"--Handwritten on slide.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Repository InstitutionManfred Heritage Museum
Repository CollectionLester Burkum Slide Collection
Credit LineManfred Heritage Museum, Manfred, N.D. (S-71)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Ordering InformationManfred Heritage Museum
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GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmS71
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