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Winnipeg Flood - 1950


Photograph of soldiers laying sandbags to contain flood waters in Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1950


Members of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry work to contain the flooding in Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1950

Photograph of a man standing on a line of sandbags forming a dike, taking a photograph of the flooded area


McGillivray Dike, Manitoba, May 19, 1950

Photograph of a barge carrying several cows past flooded farms, to higher ground


Evacuating livestock by barge, April 5th to May 5th, 1950

Photograph showing an aerial view of the flooded city of Winnipeg, spring 1950


Flood conditions, Winnipeg, spring 1950

Photograph of two men in diving gear in the water during the Winnipeg flood of 1950


Frogmen in the flood waters

Photograph showing aerial view of a flooded farm near Saint Norbert, Manitoba, 1950


A flooded farm near St. Norbert, Manitoba, May 15, 1950

Photograph of people waiting on a makeshift pier waiting for boats to ferry them through the flooded streets, Winnipeg, 1950


Winnipeg citizens using boats for transportation in the streets, 1950

Photograph of notices and permits, issued by the Manitoba Department of Health, to ban people from flooded premises or to allow them to re-occupy flooded premises


Notices and permits issued by the Manitoba Department of Health and Public Welfare