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Log jam on the North Thompson river

Logs and debris are seen here piled up underneath a train bridge parallel to the Halston Avenue Bridge.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Gary Price
June 08, 2017 - 12:47 PM

KAMLOOPS – High water on the North Thompson has ripped debris from riverbanks and caused a log jam under the train bridge parallel to the Halston Avenue Bridge.

A CN crane was parked on the train bridge plucking large logs from the jam this morning, June 8, at 10:15 a.m.

Gary Price has lived in Kamloops since 1977 and says he's never seen anything like it.

He was out for a walk and spotted the jam and says it stretched across more than half of the length of the bridge.

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Debris will likely be floating down the North Thompson after crews clear the log jam today, June 8.
Debris will likely be floating down the North Thompson after crews clear the log jam today, June 8.
Image Credit: SUBIMTTED/Gary Price

This photo taken on Sunday, June 4, 2017 shows uprooted trees caught in the log jam.
This photo taken on Sunday, June 4, 2017 shows uprooted trees caught in the log jam.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/John Noakes

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