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Arrow Lakes
Historical Society

2014.036.134 June 1967 View of New Fauquier, Looking from South to North

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: 1967-05-31

: Touchstones Nelson - Museum of Art and History

: Gagel Foto Service

: 1960s, Arrow Lakes flooding (Columbia River Treaty), BC Hydro, building construction, Gloyn; John, and Watson; Charles

: Fauquier

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1 b/w photograph

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John Gloyn (Land Representative, left) and Charles Watson (Arrow Lakes Land Supervisor, right) look over new Fauquier townsite, 31 May 1967. View is from south to north. Published by Nelson Daily News in newsletter, 18 August 1967. Accompanied caption: 'New Fauquier, one of three new communities in the Central Arrow Lakes is rapidly taking shape at its new home. Future flooding by dams resulted in the moving to New Fauquier, New Edgewood and New Burton along the shores of Arrow Lake, B.C. Hydro has propsed to the new community of Edgewood that adjacent property be purchased for future expansion and town buildings. Hydro Land Supervisor Charles Watson, right, and Land Representative John Gloyn look over the developing townsite at New Fauquier.' Image by Gagel Foto Service