Vertical air photograph: MB96001-252
Flight height: 7,000 feet a.s.l.; lens focal length: 152.098 mm
Scale: 1:12,000 (approx.)
Date: May 27, 1996
Location: Township 11; Range 16W1
Map sheets: 1:250,000 62G Brandon
1:50,000 62G/13 Brandon
Shown here is part of the Assiniboine Delta surface north of Shilo. The divided Trans-Canada Highway 1 crosses the centre of the area. A truck 2 and a car 3 can be seen proceeding west on the northern lane, and two trucks 4 and a car 5 can be seen proceeding east on the southern lane, a remarkably low density of traffic compared with a similar highway in southern
North of the Trans-
The photograph was taken in the spring so crops will just have been planted. Consequently, many of the fields are the characteristic dark tone of bare fields. In several cases fields are very dark-toned where cultivation has occurred 12. In the case of the half section operation, the fields display five different tones and textures indicating different uses.
The settlement in the northwest is probably a Hutterite Colony 13 with barns, storage sheds, and residential buildings. In addition four farmsteads occur near the Trans-Canada Highway 14.