Paddle steamer wheel

Arrow Lakes
Historical Society

2000.041 Rosebery B.C.

: 2000.041



: 1965-- - 1975--

: Touchstones Nelson - Museum of Art and History

: Ellis Anderson

: Canadian Pacific Railway, Nakusp & Slocan Railway, postcard, Selkirk Mountains, Slocan Lake, train, and wharf

: Rosebery

15 colour postcards (14.0 cm x 9.0 cm)

Postcard showing bird's-eye view of Canadian Pacific (Nakusp & Slocan) Railway slip at Rosebery, Slocan Lake, ca. late 1960s-early 1970s. Photo by Ellis Anderson of Creston. Inscription on rear: 'Rosebery occupies a beautifully wooded delta, surrounded by the shimmering waters of Slocan Lake and backed by majestic, snow-crowned ranges. Since the mining rush of the 1890s, Rosebery has been a major transport centre. At one time the little town supported a large mine concentrator, hotels and stores. Only one store remains – a rare cafe–confectionery–antique combination. Today, the Slocan's largest camping facilities are located along the banks of sparkling Wilson Creek.'

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