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.
8.3: Roseisle in 2000
The most obvious difference from 1958 (figure 8.2) is that the railway line has completely disappeared; the only evidence of its former existence is a faint impression in the east 1. Also PR 245 2 in the north has been straightened, and the main street 3 of the hamlet is slightly wider. Two narrow roads 4 run south from it to a building 5 sheltered by trees 6. Also at least 8 houses 7 sheltered by trees 8 have been built east of PR 240 9. Two large buildings—light-toned—at the east end of the main street 10 may house curling and/or hockey rinks. These were not present in 1958.
Figure 8.3: Roseisle in 2000
Vertical colour air photo by Prairie Agri Photo
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Location: Township 6; Range 7 WI
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