Paddle steamer wheel

Arrow Lakes
Historical Society

988.027.18 Whatshan Dam Mudslide

: 988.027.18



: 1953-08-

: Vernon Museum and Archives

: 1950s, automobiles, BC Hydro, landslide/rockslide, Needles North Road, power station, Whatshan hydroelectric station, and Whatshan landslide (1953)

: Needles

1 b/w photograph (8.9 cm x 12.9 cm)

Workers observing debris of landslide that destroyed Whatshan hydroelectric station, Needles North Road, Lower Arrow Lake just north of Needles, August 1953. Pickup truck partiallly covered by slide at right. The station was soon rebuilt.

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