Chapter 8: Southern Hamlets, Villages, and Towns
Two factors—railway lines and the DLS system— influence the location and form of settlements in southern
The arrangement can produce a road orientation that is at an angle to the squares of the DLS (e.g. Hartney and Dauphin). Other settlements have a road system that harmonizes with the DLS into which the urban pattern is slotted, with roads trending north/south and east/west (e.g.
The small hamlet of Roseisle is located at the foot of
The CN line runs west-southwest/east-northeast across the area 3 with an elevator on a siding at Roseisle 4. In the hamlet that had a population of less than 50 when the photo was taken, a road runs parallel to the line 5 but set back some distance from it. In contrast to Coulter, two roads 6 run at right angles to this road. In 1958 PR 245 passed through Roseisle and continued east 7 and west 8.
Figure 8.2: Roseisle
Vertical air photograph: A16184-18
Flight height: 10,500 feet a.s.l.; lens focal length: 6 inches
Scale: 1:19,000 (approx.)
Date: July 22, 1958
Location: Township 6; Range 7 WI
Map sheets: 1:250,000 62G Brandon
1:50,000 62G/8 Miami