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In this image from the 1940s, Ang Atchison (left) and Lloyd Watkins (right) are on the mower and tractor in Brisco at the Watkins farm. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.
Photo (A318) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Old time mowing

Posted on September 23rd, 2016 by


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In this image from 1919, school children celebrate 50 years of Confederation. Pictured are Margaret and Tom Walker (straw hat) along with Kitty Walker (girl with white hat behind boy) and George Walker (boy behind the boy second row from the front).  If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.
Photo (A150) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Back to school!

Posted on September 16th, 2016 by


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Opening up shop!

Posted on September 9th, 2016 by


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In this image dated 1910, three men stand with three horses and a dog in front of a stable in Athalmer. The stable is the old livery stable and the men are William Percival (Percy) Lake, Frank Nicholson and Red Glemo (or Clemo). If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.
Photo (A631) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

In front of the horse hotel

Posted on September 2nd, 2016 by


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Relaxing in Radium

Posted on August 26th, 2016 by


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In this image with no date, Athalmer, before the railway was built, is depicted. Most of the buildings are close to the Columbia River. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.
Photo of Ray Crook

Early days

Posted on August 19th, 2016 by


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In this image with no date, a car is stopped on a road overlooking Athalmer. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.Photo (C258) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Car with a view

Posted on August 12th, 2016 by


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New Arrivals

Posted on August 5th, 2016 by


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In this image with no date, children Harry and George are playing in miniature wagons fashioned out of boxes for presumably mine explosives. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.
Photo (C64) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Miniature wagons

Posted on July 29th, 2016 by


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In this image dated 1912, Bob Tegart sits on top of a horse in front of the Fairmont Store. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.
Photo (A1003) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Boy and his steed

Posted on July 22nd, 2016 by


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There is no information to accompany this photo of one of Invermere’s very first soccer teams. If you have any more information, e-mail us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.
Photo (A156) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Kicking off

Posted on July 15th, 2016 by


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In this image with no date, one of Invermere’s first baseball teams gather for a group picture. If you have any more information, e-mail us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.
Photo (A212) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Play Ball!

Posted on July 8th, 2016 by


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In this image with no date, two horses are pulling a wagon full of hay. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.Photo courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Whole lotta hay

Posted on June 24th, 2016 by


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In this image with no date, three men and one woman are lawn bowling, presumably somewhere in the valley. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com. Photo (A555) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

In lawn bowling style

Posted on June 17th, 2016 by


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First Plane in Valley

Posted on June 10th, 2016 by


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In this image dated 1904, Mrs. Hume, Mrs. Forster, Mrs. Brehault and Sarah Brehaut are pictured under a tree. The location of this photo is listed as “on our place at Sinclair” If you have any more information, email us at info@columbia
valleypioneer.com.                                            Photo (A69) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Under the tree

Posted on June 3rd, 2016 by


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This image dated 1913 shows the Columbia River and Athalmer swing bridges. These two bridges allowed passage from the Columbia River to Lake Windermere. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.Photo (A350) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society.

River Passage

Posted on May 27th, 2016 by


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In this image with no date is the store and gas pump at Coldstream Campground. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.Photo (A350) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

Camping convenience

Posted on May 20th, 2016 by


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In this image with no date,  a group of Girl Guides appear to be sitting in a wagon. If you have any more information, email us at info@columbiavalleypioneer.com.Photo (A295) courtesy of the Windermere District Historical Society

A group of gals

Posted on May 6th, 2016 by


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Bank of Canada circa 1915

Posted on April 22nd, 2016 by


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