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2018.004.7 Digging out at Sandon, 1933

: 2018.004.7



: 1933-06-

: E. Annette Huyter and James Albert Terry

: Walter Terry

: 1930s, Carpenter Creek, Carpenter Creek washout (1933), and flood

: Sandon

1 b/w photograph (8.0 cm x 10.9 cm)

Men digging a trench a trench following washout at Sandon, June 1933. Building partially buried at top. The washout was caused by a slide of debris from the Silversmith Mine that emptied into Carpenter Creek via Sandon Creek, plugging the flume containing Carpenter Creek underneath Main Street through downtown Sandon and leaving debris strewn throughout the town.

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