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Table of Contents
Foreword
Preface
Glossary

Chapter 18: Transport and Communications: Past and Present

18.40: Oil Storage and Pipelines in Southwest Manitoba

Manitoba has 11 small oilfields located in the southwest, the first of which to be exploited was the Daly field beginning in 1951.[i] Shown here is part of the area of Daly field crossed by Pipestone Creek 1 with the hamlet of Cromer 2 on its southern bank. A storage facility 3 is seen north of Cromer. The light-toned linear feature 4 leading eastwards is the route of a pipeline, and the dark-toned area leading northwest 5 is probably another one. A third line (light-toned) 6 is just visible leading to the southwest. It crosses an old abandoned railway line 7 that ran southeast to Reston. Another abandoned railway line is just visible 8 on the south side of Pipestone Creek crossing it 9 in the east.

Figure 18.40: Oil Storage and Pipelines in Southwest Manitoba

Figure 18.40: Oil Storage and Pipelines in Southwest Manitoba

Figure 18.40

Vertical air photograph: A20471-7

Flight height: 21,900 feet; lens focal length: 6 inches

Scale: 1:39,600 (approx.)

Date: May 22, 1968

Location: Township 9; Ranges 28 and 29WI

Map sheets: 1:250,000 62F Virden

                    1:50,000 62F/11 Reston

Notes

[i] For details see Young, H. R. in “Mining and Extractive Industries in Manitoba” in Welsted, Everitt and Stadel op. cit. 1996, 237-250.