Vertical air photograph: A16390-145
Flight height: 10,050 feet a.s.l.; lens focal length: 152.4 mm
Scale 1:18,600 (approx.)
Date: October 16, 1958
Location: Townships 1 and 2; Range 27W1
Map sheets: 1:250,000 62F Virden
1:50,000 62F/3 Gainsborough
This area in the extreme southwest of
Indistinct drainage channels 1 lead to the northeast; eventually to Gainsborough Creek that flows to the
In this dry environment dugouts are a prominent feature of the landscape; those in the middle of fields 8 are for livestock use, but those near farmsteads 9 are for domestic use. Farmsteads are few; only five 10 are located in this area of about six square miles. Most have well-developed shelterbelts 11.
PTH 83 runs north/south along the eastern edge 12 and the CP line 13, which ends at Lyleton just off the photo to the west, runs east/west. A single grain elevator (identified from its shadow shape) exists at Cameron 14.