Mid-Century Winnipeg – 1950 Flood

Winnipeg sits on a floodplain, the bottom of ancient glacial Lake Agassiz that yearns to refill every spring. In 1950 Winnipeg was inundated with floodwaters. These British Pathe newsreels cover the event, including the clowning of Miss Seepage 1950. It’s 1 minute 44 seconds long. Click pic to start.

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