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 community of Tyndall is located northeast of
Figure 8.58: Tyndall
Vertical colour air photo by Prairie Agri Photo
Flight height: lens focal length:
Scale: 1:10,500 (approx.)
Location: Township 13; Range 6 E
Map sheets: 1:250,000 62I Selkirk
1:50,000 62I/2 Selkirk
1) A long, narrow building 9 located just west of a north/south road 10 that runs along a section line. Given the shape of the building it probably houses a curling rink.
2) Sewage lagoons 11, as usual, are located well outside the built-up area—in this case to the west.
3) Even though the photo was taken in the summer there are wet patches in the fields 12.
Tyndall gives its name to Tyndall Stone although the stone is quarried at Garson, two miles (3.2 km) to the east. It was shipped from Tyndall.