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Aerial view of flooding at Manitoba Junction, Minn.
Aerial view of flooding at Manitoba Junction, Minn.
TitleAerial view of flooding at Manitoba Junction, Minn.
Date of Original1955-08-05
CreatorOlson, Cal, 1924-2009
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionAerial photograph showing flooded Buffalo River at Manitoba Junction, Minnesota. A farm is visible in the lower right corner, and a partially submerged road is visible nearby. The Northern Pacific Railroad tracks are visible crossing the river in the distance.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectWeather
Subject (LCTGM)Aerial photographs
Organization NameNorthern Pacific Railroad Company
LocationBuffalo River (Minn.)
Manitoba Junction (Minn.)
Clay County (Minn.)
United States
Item Number2098.111
Negative Number2098.111
Format of OriginalFilm negatives
Dimensions of Original10 x 13 cm.
Publisher of OriginalForum Publishing Company (Fargo, N.D.)
Place of PublicationFargo (N.D.)
Transcription"Pushing past its banks, the Buffalo River spreads over farmland and roads east of Hawley, Minn. This picture was taken at Manitoba Junction, four miles east and a mile north of Hawley. Buildings of Manitoba Junction are visible at upper left. Note how the flooding river swept over a gravel road below the railroad tracks." - caption with image published in the Fargo Forum, August 7, 1955, p. B-6.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionCal Olson Photograph Collection 2098
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2098.111)
Rights ManagementCopyright held by Institute for Regional Studies.
Digital IDco000039
Original SourceNegative
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