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Posted July 24, 2012 by powellrivermuseum
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SEA FAIR

Along Marine

ND029034 copy

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SEA FAIR

Winning Float

ND028260 copy

Posted July 24, 2012 by powellrivermuseum
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SEA FAIR

Milk Carton Vessels

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SEA FAIR

Sidewinder Competition at Willingdon Beach

July 2012 Happy Canada Day!

Posted July 1, 2012 by powellrivermuseum
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July was a busy busy month in the 1940’s

 

Powell River General Hospital on Arbutus Street in Townsite opened in 1942

Veterans Homes in Cranberry were built in 1945

 

Tip Top Dairy ( on Marine in Westview across from the View Point ) opened in 1946

 

Brown Brother’s Grocery in Cranberry opened in 1947

 

Lions Club was formed in 1947

 

The Elks Building ( in the Townsite on Marine Ave ) was built in 1947 and razed in 1977

 

 

JUNE – A very beautiful month

Posted May 25, 2012 by powellrivermuseum
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Hard at work the cook crew prepare a hog for future meals.
June 1917
Bob Wishlaw/Lumber World Review/Powell River Museum photo

 

 

Mill
Paper Machine #5 starts up June 21 1926

 

 

 

Miss Paper Queen contestants      1935

l-r:
1. Cranberry School – Maple, Beverly
2. Van Vleet
3. Smith, Betty Marie
4. Wildwood School – Mitchell, June
5.Van Vleet
6. Queen – White Anna
7. Westview School – Hurran, Doris
8. Brooks School – Murray, May
9. McIsaac, Frankie
10. Baynton, Kenneth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The month of May. Like March it has variations on the theme.

Posted April 25, 2012 by powellrivermuseum
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20075029 copy

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20075029 copy

Powell River Company

19671875 copy

Posted April 25, 2012 by powellrivermuseum
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19671875 copy

The Rodmay Hotel

19671720 copy

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May Day!

Cranberry ( formerly known as Malaspina ) School