"Sicamous Hotel, Sicamous, B.C."

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Database ID32719
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Archives
Fonds/CollectionKeith Ewart Photograph Collection
File/Item ReferencePostcards, Railway Stations
Scope and contentMonotone image of the hotel and railway station at Sicamous, British Columbia. On back of postcard: "Sicamous - C.P.R. Station and hotel. When the last spike was driven on Nov. 7, 1885 at Craigellachie, B.C. to complete the C.P.R. Trans-Continental Railway, hotels were built along the line to accommodate the passengers. Sicamous became a favorite starting 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." Series No. 215.
Physical description/extent1 postcard; 10 x 15 cm
Date produced[196-?]
Date Range(s)1900-1909
PublisherPioneer Postcards
PrinterWayside Press Ltd. Vernon / Kelowna, B.C.
Copyright holderUnknown
SubjectsBuildings and Architecture -- Railway Stations
Buildings and Architecture -- Hotels
Language of cardEnglish
Postcard styledivided back
Postcard mediaphoto-engraving
Place - imageSicamous, British Columbia, Canada
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