Paddle steamer wheel

Arrow Lakes
Historical Society

2000.019.12 Slash for road from Nakusp to New Denver

: 2000.019.12



: 1916-- - 1919--

: Arrow Lakes Historical Society

: 1910s, forest, Herridge; Herbert Wilfred 'Bert', Highway 6, and road construction

: Summit Lake

1 b/w photograph (13.9 cm x 8.7 cm)

Bert Herridge posing amidst slashed right-of-way in forest during construction of highway between Nakusp and New Denver, Summit Lake, ca. late 1910s. Inscription on rear: 'Boy oh boy are those trees thick. There was a forest fire thru here about 15 miles wide & 20 miles long & all these trees stripped of foliage of course. Figure is Bert Herridge who was road foreman on this slash'.

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