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Foreword
Preface
Glossary

Chapter 18: Transport and Communications: Past and Present

18.19: An Existing Railway Line and an Abandoned Line Near Minnedosa

The photo shows the westward-flowing Little Saskatchewan River 1 west of Minnedosa. The Canadian Pacific Railway 2 line out of Minnedosa (off the photo to the east) angles its way up the north side of the little Saskatchewan Valley. Somewhat less obvious is another railway line closer to the river 3. This line, abandoned by the time the photo was taken, crossed the Little Saskatchewan River in the east 4. Note also a gravel road 5, roughly parallel to the general river direction that crossed the abandoned line at a level crossing 6. Another gravel road follows east/west section lines in the south 7.

Note also severe soil erosion on cleared land both south of 8 and north of 9 the river.

Figure 18.19: An Existing Railway Line and an Abandoned Line Near Minnedosa

Figure 18.19: An Existing Railway Line and an Abandoned Line Near Minnedosa

Figure 18.19

Vertical air photograph: A16065-31

Flight height: 9,500 feet a.s.l.; lens focal length: 6 inches

Scale: 1:15,800 (approx.)

Date: July 10, 1958

Location: Township 15; Range 18WI

Map sheets: 1:250,000 62J Neepawa

                    1:50,000 62J/5 Clanwilliam