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Arrow Lakes
Historical Society

988.027.20 Whatshan Dam Mudslide

: 988.027.20



: 1953-08-

: Vernon Museum and Archives

: 1950s, BC Hydro, landslide/rockslide, loader, Lower Arrow Lake, power station, transmission pylon/tower, Whatshan hydroelectric station, and Whatshan landslide (1953)

: Needles

1 b/w photograph (11.6 cm x 8.9 cm)

Ruined Whatshan hydroelectric station and transmission pylon following landslide, Needles North Road, Lower Arrow Lake just north of Needles, August 1953. Loader working on debris right of centre. The station was soon rebuilt.

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