Natural Resources

Flooding

Date: October 20, 1974

Location: Cape Ray

Easting: 329000

Northing: 5277400

Latitude: 47° 38' 00" N

Longitude: 59° 17' 00" W

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: Gulf News, Oct 20, 1974

A wind storm affected southwest Newfoundland. High seas at Cape Ray washed out about 100 feet of the railway track causing derailment of 2 diesel locomotives. The wind caused thousands of dollars of damage in Port aux Basques.

 
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