Natural Resources

Avalanches

Date: May 2, 1952

Location: Shellbird Island, Humber River

Easting: 436400

Northing: 5421750

Latitude: 49° 46' 00" N

Longitude: 56° 51' 00" W

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: Western Star, May 6, 1952

A small avalanche occurred near Shellbird Island blocking the rail line. No damage was reported but the train was forced to return to Deer Lake.

 
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