Dynamite blast to clear ice jam

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Date Range
April 1966 ?
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photograph of an explosion on the banks of the ice-covered Bulkley River, with a wide view of the surrounding farmland and forests. Most likely taken during the Good Friday floods of 1966.
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P7465
Accession No.
2020.26.17
Physical Description
1 black and white photograph
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
April 1966 ?
History / Biographical
On Good Friday, April 8th 1966, the Bulkley River was flooded and the bridge partially destroyed due to an ice jam.
Custodial History
Item was found in collections in May 2020.
Scope and Content
Photograph of an explosion on the banks of the ice-covered Bulkley River, with a wide view of the surrounding farmland and forests. Most likely taken during the Good Friday floods of 1966.
Notes
Title taken from photo caption, "One of many dynamite blasts to clear ice jam."
Type of Record
Archival Description

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