MB1870: Manitoba Historical Photographs

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394 Toronto Street

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The aftermath of a June 23, 1922 wind storm in Southern Manitoba.

According to newspaper reports, the Portage la Prairie area was the worst hit. It destroyed small buildings, flattened crops, crops and cut off electricity and telephone service. This West End house, which still stands, obviously couldn't handle the storm.

Original Photographer: Meyers Photo
Courtesy of the Rob McInnes Postcard Collection