Pioneer Days in British Columbia Volume 4 Trapping Fishing History - $10 (Nanoose Bay)

Pioneer Days in British Columbia Volume 4 by Art Downs
Pioneer Days is a blend of words and photos that proves British Columbia's history is as interesting as that recorded anywhere else in North America. Every article is true, many written or narrated by those who, 100 or more years ago, lived the experiences they relate. Each volume contains 160 pages, plus some 60,000 words of text and over 200 historical photos, many published for the first time.
British Columbia local history: pioneering, homesteading, logging, ranching, railroad, mining, fur trade, nautical,gold rush, aeronautics, mountaineering, aboriginal, articles with accompanying photographs, maps, illustrations.Covers BC log cabins, canoes, Nootka Sound, early gillnet fisherman, sternwheels, Barkerville, totem poles etc.
Articles include:
Memories of Cariboo BC, Trapping tales of terror on Vancouver Island, vanished communities of the Slocan, Yukon Telegraph Line, Trail BC 1897, Frontier policemen, Highway 3 milepost history, Hotel Quilchena in Nicola Valley, Handtrolling rowboat salmon fishing Gabriola Pass, Major Clarence MacLaurin pioneer of the air, 1890s Christmas in the Kootenays, the Bedeaux Expedition, first car in Grand Forks, early days in Nechako Valley, Indian Fishing and cooking on the Pacific coast, Ainsworth first community on Kootenay Lake, pioneer housekeeping in the Okanagon, the Bannock Trail, BC orchards, Quatsino Village, Place Names of the BC Coast etc....
Softcover: 160 pages
Publisher: Heritage House Publishing Company, Limited Surrey BC 1979 first edition
Language: English
Parcel Dimensions: 27.7 x 21.4 x 0.6 cm
Shipping Weight: 499 g
As new condition
Out of print
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