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2014.018.3234 Tanker spills oil in Slocan Lake

: 2014.018.3234

: S1249-22


: 1979-07-16

: Denis Stanley

: Denis Stanley

: 1970s, accidents, Highway 6, oil spill, Slocan Lake, and tanker truck

: Rosebery

1 b/w negative (35 mm)

Tractor-trailer turned over on Highway 6 near Rosebery, 16 July 1979. Truck was carrying 4 to 5,000 gallons of MC-2 heavy asphalt oil. Oil spilled into creek that fed into Slocan Lake, creating a visible film on the north end of the lake.

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