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Soo Line track after flash flood West of Velva, N.D.
Soo Line track after flash flood West of Velva, N.D.
TitleSoo Line track after flash flood West of Velva, N.D.
Date of Original1962-08-11
CreatorBurkum, Lester, 1912-2001
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView of the Soo Line railroad tracks after the August 1962 flood, West of Velva, N.D. 2, 200 feet of railroad track washed away after a flash flood. This view shows the railroad tracks out of line, with water on the right as well as a person walking along the tracks. In the distance is a town with a grain elevator.
General SubjectTransportation
Water
Weather
Subject (LCTGM)Railroad rails
Railroad tracks
Water
Floods
People
Grain elevators
Trees
Organization NameSoo Line Railroad Company
LocationVelva (N.D.)
McHenry County (N.D.)
Decade1960-1969
Item NumberS-66
Format of OriginalSlides
Color images
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Soo Line Track West of town, 2200 Ft of track washed away, Velva N.D. flash 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-66)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Ordering InformationManfred Heritage Museum
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GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmS66
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