Paddle steamer wheel

Arrow Lakes
Historical Society

2014.003.1286 Bear at waterfront

: 2014.003.1286

: B18-14


: 1915-- - 1925--

: Paul Henke

: beer, Canadian Pacific Railway, Nakusp & Slocan Railway, Sam Kee, SS Bonnington, sternwheelers, and Upper Arrow Lake

: Nakusp

1 b/w negative (35 mm)

Man feeding bear from beer bottle next to tree on Nakusp waterfront above Canadian Pacific Railway tracks, ca. late 1910s-early 1920s. SS Bonnington in background at left. Notes from Milton Parent: 'Sam Kee's bear was willing to share just about anything with the loggers that stayed at the bunkhouse. Like most bears he never turned down a chance to get some beer.'

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