Paddle steamer wheel

Arrow Lakes
Historical Society

2014.018.4094 Nakusp men escape from slide

: 2014.018.4094

: S1333-31


: 1978-03-28

: Denis Stanley

: Denis Stanley

: 1970s, Bordula; Ed, drill, Galena Contractors, Hot Springs Road, Hot Springs Road slide (1978), landslide/rockslide, McRae; Norm, and Pigott; Fred

: Nakusp

1 b/w negative (35 mm)

Galena Contractors driller Fred Pigott (left), Department of Highways foreman Norm McRae (centre), and Galena Contractors truck driver Ed Bordula (right) conversing after a slide from a gravel pit near Dinner Creek fell onto Hot Springs Road as Bordula and Pigott were driving to a work site, 28 March 1978. The operators were unharmed but their vehicles were partially buried and had to be dug out.

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