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Hurricane Hazel remembered...

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-PH26591
  • Item
  • 2016

Description : The flooding of the Marsh on October 15th, 1954, is one occasion not easily forgotten by those who were part of the Springdale community at that time. It had already rained for weeks. We were behind in the harvesting, and most of the...

Edo Knibbe

Hwy 400 - Hurricane Aftermath

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-PH9115
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  • 1954

This photo is taken from west of Hwy. 400 after Hurricane Hazel (Oct. 15, 1954). Debris is shown piled up along Hwy. 400, which is on the far side of the hydro poles. The top of a long pile of bagged onions can be seen in the foreground. Note: oni...

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Jake Verkaik House

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-PH9141
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  • 1954

Jake Verkaik's house and Rhebergen's trailer after Hurricane Hazel hit.

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Remembering "Flood Hazel"

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-PH26667
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  • 1996-10

Description : "Reginald Kuzyk was 30 years old, and an employee of the department of Highways, back on October 15th, 1954, when Hurricane Hazel hit. The storm brought torrential rains and flooding. Dams burst, and homes were swept away in the floo...

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Rich Garden Lands Flooded When Water Overflows Dikes

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05-2016-09-23-05
  • Part
  • 1954-10-20

"Holland Marsh residents and everyone living in this district will always remember "Hurrican [sic] Hazel" and the worst storm in Ontario's history, a storm which inundated the rich Holland Marsh gardens, ruining all crops yet to be harvested, swe...

Bradford Witness

Springdale Christian Reform Flooded

  • CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-PH8907
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  • 1954

View towards Springdale Christian Reformed Church from Hillsview Road.

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