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.
8.5: Snowflake in 2000
As was the case with Roseisle, the railway line has gone, leaving behind only faint traces 1 of its former existence. However, two elevators 2—identified by their shadow shape—still remain. There are fewer houses than in figure 8.4, but a second large building, long and narrow 3, has been added in the east; this probably houses a curling rink. North of it is a primitive baseball diamond 4. In the west a grain crop has been partly swathed, resulting in narrow even rows 5.
Figure 8.5: Snowflake in 2000
Vertical colour air photo by Prairie Agri Photo
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Location: Township 1; Range 9 WI
Map sheets: 1:250,000 62G Brandon
1:50,000 62G/2 Pilot Mound