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Arrow Lakes
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2014.018.1313 Edgewood met the last trip of the SS Minto

: 2014.018.1313

: S020-2


: 1954-04-24

: Denis Stanley

: 1950s, boathouse, Edgewood Days, Edgewood wharf (original), SS Minto, SS Minto final sailing (1954), sternwheelers, and Upper Arrow Lake

: Edgewood

1 b/w negative (15.2 cm x 12.6 cm)

Farewell signs on side of boathouse at Edgewood lamenting final run of SS Minto on Arrow Lakes, 24 April 1954: 'We want a road out from the land that God (CPR) forgot' and 'Goodbye old girl. Gone but not forgotten. Tho absent - ever dear.' Caption from Arrow Lakes News: 'Edgewood met the last trip of the SS Minto on April 24, 1954 with these signs. Notice the cargo waiting to be picked up. Revelstoke Lite beer bottles and regular Revelstoke Lager bottles along with beer kegs from the old Edgewood Hotel and Legion.'

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