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Arrow Lakes
Historical Society

988.027.28 Whatshan Dam Mudslide

: 988.027.28



: 1953-08-

: Vernon Museum and Archives

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

: Needles

1 b/w photograph (11.5 cm x 7.0 cm)

Landslide debris pushed up against building at Whatshan hydroelectric station, Needles North Road, Lower Arrow Lake just north of Needles, August 1953. Pickup truck trapped between slide and building. The slide destroyed the power station, which was soon rebuilt.

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