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  • May 7, 2012

    IN PICTURES: The Flood of 1922

    Few photos exist of the Assiniboine River flood of 1922, but those that do show a familiar sight: water, lots of water. The flood spills up over the river's banks, spreading down streets and surrounding homes. If you've got more historical photos from this flood, we'd love to see them. Email website@brandonsun.com. Flickr user RodKenny has posted three pictures of Brandon flooding from his father's collection, dated 1921: click here, here and here.

  • This May 1922 photo shows the original west approach ramp to the Eighth Street Bridge (out of frame, to the right) as well as the Assiniboine River in flood.

    This May 1922 photo shows the original west approach ramp to the Eighth Street Bridge (out of frame, to the right) as well as the Assiniboine River in flood.   (Lawrence Stuckey Collection, S.J. McKee Archives)

  • An image of houses on the Assiboine floodplane (Brandon's

    An image of houses on the Assiboine floodplane (Brandon's "flats") submerged in flood-waters. The "flats" refers to the Assiniboine River floodplane from 18th Street to First Street on either side of the river. See p. 223 of G.F. Barker's Brandon: A City for a description of the 1922 flood.   (H.H. Allen image, BAPC, S.J. McKee Archives)

  • This May 1922 photo shows the Assiniboine River in flood, looking south-east at the Eighth Street Bridge. Note the original east ramp to the bridge, as well as Christie School Supplies on the far (south) side of the railway tracks.

    This May 1922 photo shows the Assiniboine River in flood, looking south-east at the Eighth Street Bridge. Note the original east ramp to the bridge, as well as Christie School Supplies on the far (south) side of the railway tracks.   (Lawrence Stuckey Collection, S.J. McKee Archives)

  • The view from near First Street, during May of 1922, when the Assiniboine River spilled over its banks. (Courtesy John Welsted Collection, S.J. McKee Archives)

    The view from near First Street, during May of 1922, when the Assiniboine River spilled over its banks. (Courtesy John Welsted Collection, S.J. McKee Archives)

  • Looking north on First Street during May of 1922, when the Assiniboine River spilled over its banks. (Courtesy John Welsted Collection, S.J. McKee Archives)

    Looking north on First Street during May of 1922, when the Assiniboine River spilled over its banks. (Courtesy John Welsted Collection, S.J. McKee Archives)

  • Looking west from 18th Street during May of 1922, when the Assiniboine River spilled over its banks. (Courtesy John Welsted Collection, S.J. McKee Archives)

    Looking west from 18th Street during May of 1922, when the Assiniboine River spilled over its banks. (Courtesy John Welsted Collection, S.J. McKee Archives)

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