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Rural Alberta

Photo:  This staged photograph from 1947 shows how patients could be moved to hospital using a railroad speeder in rural Alberta.

Mrs. Russell, an official in the provincial health ministry, pretends to be a patient while a district nurse supervises the activity. This staged photograph from 1947 shows how patients could be moved to hospital using a railroad speeder in rural Alberta.
Library and Archives Canada, National Film Board of Canada, e002505052. Photographer: J. B. Scott.



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