Natural Resources


Date: October 2-3, 1957

Location: Corner Brook

Easting: 434200

Northing: 5423300

Latitude: 48° 58' 00" N

Longitude: 57° 57' 00" W

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: Western Star October 3, 1957

During the rainstorm (3.59 inches), many catchbasins within Corner Brook were not cleared causing many streets to become eroded and washed out. At least 12 basements were flooded. Also, a bridge over Bell’s Brook washed out severing two sections of the city.

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