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Table of Contents
Foreword
Preface
Glossary

Chapter 18: Transport and Communications: Past and Present

18.20: Impressions Left by Abandoned Railway Lines in Southwest Manitoba

The area shown is northeast of Turtle Mountain with Wakopa Creek 1 draining north from “the mountain” eventually to enter Killarney Lake. The ghost town of Wakopa can be seen in the east 2.[i]

The line running northwest/southeast 3 was abandoned so long ago that it does not appear on a 1:250,000 map of the area compiled in 1963.[ii] The other line, more nearly east/west 4, is mapped as abandoned. Gravel roads follow section lines 5.

Figure 18.20: Impressions Left by Abandoned Railway Lines in Southwest Manitoba

Figure 18.20: Impressions Left by Abandoned Railway Lines in Southwest Manitoba

Figure 18.20

Vertical air photograph: A19903-116

Flight height: 9,900 feet a.s.l.; lens focal length: 152.14 mm

Scale: 1:15,800 (approx.)

Date: May 16, 1967

Location: Township: 1; Range 18WI

Map sheets: 1:250,000 62G Brandon

                    1:50,000 62G/4 Killarney

Notes

[i] Mulligan, H. and Ryder, W. Ghost Towns of Manitoba (Second Printing). Winnipeg: Great Plains Publications. 2004, see “Wakopa”, 123-127.

[ii] 62G Brandon.