Natural Resources

Landslides

Date: February 17, 1969

Location: Irishtown

Easting: 431500

Northing: 5425750

Latitude: 48° 59' 00" N

Longitude: 57° 59' 00" W

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: Western Star Feb 18, 1969

A triangular portion of land along a 120 foot frontage dropped more than one foot in an early morning landslide. Damage was limited to one skidway and the land itself, an abandoned home was twisted on its frame and one side of its foundation fell in. The cause of the slide was unknown, however an early morning tremor was felt by local residents.

 
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