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Arrow Lakes
Historical Society

2014.018.1501 Columbia River Shake & Shingle mill fire, Aug. 1973

: 2014.018.1501

: S1087A-12


: 1973-08-16

: Denis Stanley

: Denis Stanley

: 1970s, Columbia River Shake & Shingle, Columbia River Shake & Shingle fire (1973), fire, forestry, and sawmill

: Nakusp

1 b/w negative (60 mm)

Ruins of Columbia River Shake & Shingle mill, Kuskanax delta, Nakusp, smouldering after fire on 16 August 1973. The fire began in the beehive burner and engulfed between 15 and 20 acres, destroying CRSS and the neighbouring B.J. Carney poleyard. Reconstruction began immediately and the mill was reopened in April 1974.

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