Event CategoryDisaster
Event GroupNatural
Event SubgroupGeological
Event TypeLandslide
PlaceFrank AB
Event Start DateApril 29, 1903
Event End DateApril 29, 1903
CommentsFrank AB, April 29, 1903. 70 dead; 60 million tonnes of limestone came crashing down Turtle Mountain on to the small mining town of Frank; the landslide buried part of the town, covering roads, railways and homes; the Old Man River and the CP Rail Tracks were buried under 30 metres of rock.
Injured / Infected23
Estimated Total CostUnknown
Federal DFAA PaymentsUnknown
Provincial DFAA PaymentsUnknown
Provincial Department PaymentsUnknown
Municipal CostsUnknown
OGD CostsUnknown
Insurance PaymentsUnknown
NGO PaymentsUnknown
Utility - People Affected0