In this image, date unknown, Charles Thornton sits in a 1930 Model A pickup truck on Main Street, Invermere. The truck belonged to Burns & Co. Ltd. The words Invermere Garage are painted on the wheel cover of the spare tire. Kay Frater, daughter of Mr. Thornton, remembered seeing Mr. Thornton and his employee, A.B. James, hauling pigs in the truck one day, when one of the pigs jumped through the open back window. If you have any more information, e-mail us at