Sicamous, BC

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Album No. 2

This bound photo album comprises 122 photographic images featuring the fishing industry, river & landscapes, salmon cannery images (housing, people, workers, boats, machinery) and First Nations Peoples on the Nass & Skeena Rivers and North Pacific Coast. Images also include warships, freighters, automobiles, railway stations and trains, and some photographs of Yokohama, Japan and California ca.1924-25. Includes photographs of the 1924 Special Service Squadron World Cruise in Vancouver. Each photograph is accompanied by a handwritten description glued below or beside the image and each image is glued to the album page at its corners. The verso of front cover has a handwritten name plate:

Sicamous Hotel, Sicamous, B.C.

Postcard depicts Sicamous Station and Hotel, circa 1910. "Sicamous became a favorite statring point for fishermen to the Shuswap Lake and junction for the fruit growing Okanagan Valley. The first station in Sicamous, built in 1890, burned down in 1900. A new one was built, modernized in 1908, and torn down in the 1960s."