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2016.016.25 Sandon, Mrs. Woods, Jackie & Marlene, Aug 1955 (Downtown Sandon – 1955)

: 2016.016.25



: 1955-08- - --

: Marlene Allard

: Jack Allard

: 1950s, Allard; Jack, Allard; Marlene (Hicks), Black’s store/Atherton’s store (Sandon), Carpenter Creek, Carpenter Creek flood (1955), flood, Main Street (Sandon), Pat Burns butcher shop (Sandon), Slocan Mercantile Building, Virginia Hotel/Virginia Block, and Woods; Irene

: Sandon

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Trio posing next to Carpenter Creek, downtown Sandon, following catastrophic flood that wiped out much of the town, August 1955. L-R: Irene Woods, Jack Allard (of Burton), Marlene Allard (of Burton, nee Marlene Hicks of New Denver). Ruins of flume containing Carpenter Creek seen along right bank. 'Pink Palace' visible at extreme left. Buildings on Main Street, L-R: Black's store (Atherton Building), Burns Building, Slocan Mercantile Building (Tattrie & Greer store), Virginia Block, Parham's store. Shadow in foreground is from the Sandon Hotel. Photo by Jack Allard

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