McLeod, AB Flood, Jun 1908

OLD MAN RIVER OVERFLOWS BANKS

Winnipeg, Man., June 5.---Old Man river at McLeod, Alta. is now a mile wide on account of heavy rains, the lowlands have been devastated and the town is threatened.

The power house at McLeod was undermined and fell into the river today. Settlers on the lowlands are driving their stock to safe places. The McLeod general hospital and several houses have been undermined and are in great danger of collapse.

The Grand Forks Daily Herald, Grand Forks, ND 6 Jun 1908