August 25, 2013

New Denver, Sandon, Kaslo


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Dome Quixote Lodge in New Denver

The architecture is truly "quixotic", with all buildings being round and domed.

New Denver, British Columbia, Canada

August 25, 2013
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state: bc-british-columbia-canada
region: bc-canada-interior-rocky-mountains
locality: new-denver-bc-canada

coordinates: 49.9915 N -117.3701 W
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New Denver on Slocan Lake

This tiny city park is on the shore of beautiful Slocan Lake. New Denver was the site of a World War II Japanese internment camp, housing up to 1500 Japanese-Canadians. There is now a Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre. Another internment camp in the 1950's was for children of the Doukhobor sect removed from familes who refused to allow them to attend school.

New Denver, British Columbia, Canada

August 25, 2013
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state: bc-british-columbia-canada
region: bc-canada-interior-rocky-mountains
locality: new-denver-bc-canada

coordinates: 49.9912 N -117.3788 W
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Sandon History Museum

The Sandon History museum faces Carpenter Creek, which used to be the main street before it was devastated in the flood of 1955.

Sandon, British Columbia, Canada

August 25, 2013
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state: bc-british-columbia-canada
region: bc-canada-interior-rocky-mountains
locality: sandon-ghost-town-bc-canada

coordinates: 49.9757 N -117.2269 W
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Inside the Sandon History Museum

A laid-back museum of local history in the old Mercantile Building.

Sandon, British Columbia, Canada

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region: bc-canada-interior-rocky-mountains
locality: sandon-ghost-town-bc-canada

coordinates: 49.9756 N -117.227 W
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The spooky basement of the Sandon Museum

Not as creepy as expected, the basement of the Sandon Museum.

Sandon, British Columbia, Canada

August 25, 2013
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state: bc-british-columbia-canada
region: bc-canada-interior-rocky-mountains
locality: sandon-ghost-town-bc-canada

coordinates: 49.9755 N -117.227 W
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Sandon's City Hall

Now serving as a visiotr center, when open.

Sandon, British Columbia, Canada

August 25, 2013
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state: bc-british-columbia-canada
region: bc-canada-interior-rocky-mountains
locality: sandon-ghost-town-bc-canada

coordinates: 49.976 N -117.2296 W
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Canadian Pacific locomotive in Sandon

Two competing railroads reached Sandon in its silver-mining glory days. Somebody must have brought this locomotove up the tracks before they were torn up.

Sandon, British Columbia, Canada

August 25, 2013
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state: bc-british-columbia-canada
region: bc-canada-interior-rocky-mountains
locality: sandon-ghost-town-bc-canada

coordinates: 49.9761 N -117.2305 W
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Sandon City Hall facing the creek

Carpenter Creek was at one time roofed over by the mian street and all the most important buildings faced onto it. In 1955 the creek flooded, removing all the buildings that faced onto Main Street.

Sandon, British Columbia, Canada

August 25, 2013
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region: bc-canada-interior-rocky-mountains
locality: sandon-ghost-town-bc-canada

coordinates: 49.9763 N -117.2297 W
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Steamboat SS Moyie at Kaslo

The beautifully restored lake steamer SS Moyie permanently docked at Kaso.

Kaslo, British Columbia, Canada

August 25, 2013
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state: bc-british-columbia-canada
region: bc-canada-interior-rocky-mountains
locality: kaslo-kootenay-lake-bc-canada

Coordinates: 49.9114 N -116.9019 W
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Main Street Kaslo

One of many mining and timber towns in the interiror of British Columbia, Kaslo now depends primarily on tourism.

Kaslo, British Columbia, Canada

August 25, 2013
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state: bc-british-columbia-canada
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locality: kaslo-kootenay-lake-bc-canada

Coordinates: 49.9121 N -116.905 W
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Modest buildings along Kaso's Main Street

Simple functional buildings, some of them dedicated to new uses, line the main street in Kaslo.

Kaslo, British Columbia, Canada

August 25, 2013
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region: bc-canada-interior-rocky-mountains
locality: kaslo-kootenay-lake-bc-canada

coordinates: 49.9119 N -116.9041 W
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Municipal Hall in Kaslo

This grand wooden building has served mulitiple civic purposes in Kaslo.

Kaslo, British Columbia, Canada

August 25, 2013
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accession number: 2013-08-25 12
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region: bc-canada-interior-rocky-mountains
locality: kaslo-kootenay-lake-bc-canada

coordinates: 49.9105 N -116.9047 W
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