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The notes transcribed from the back of this photograph are as follows: Flood waters played havoc with the Canadian National Railway's main line into Foleyet. Upturned boxcars like these are a typical sight in the area. At one point to the west of Foleyet railway workers reported finding a washout beneath tracks that was about 40 feet deep and more than 120 feet long. The notes written and typed on the back of this photograph, from the time it was printed, are as follows: FOLEYET,Flood waters played havoc with the Canadian National Railway's main line into Foleyet. Upturned boxcars like these are a typical sight in the area. At one point to the west of Foleyet railway workers reported finding a washout beneath tracks that was about 40 feet deep and more than 120 feet long.May 18, 1960,Jack Dobson transparent
DATED
May 18, 1960
PRINTED IN THE GLOBE AND MAIL
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Scanned from a print, and later selected by the National Gallery for its Cutline exhibition
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Flood waters played havoc with the Canadian National Railway's main line into Foleyet. Upturned boxcars like these are a typical sight in the area. At one point to the west of Foleyet railway workers reported finding a washout beneath tracks that was about 40 feet deep and more than 120 feet long.
Jack Dobson / The Globe and Mail
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John Diefenbaker was Prime Minister
The Progressive Conservatives were in power
Dwight D. Eisenhower was President

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