Natural Resources

Avalanches

Date: April 2, 1953

Location: Shellbird Island, Humber River

Easting: 436400

Northing: 5421800

Latitude: 49° 46' 00" N

Longitude: 56° 51' 00" W

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: Western Star, April 6, 1953

The railway line and road was blocked by ice which had fallen from the cliffs at the quarry mine. The newspaper reported that similar incidents occur every year.

 
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