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Vanishing British Columbia

Author: Michael Kluckner
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press ; Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The old buildings and historic places of British Columbia form a kind of "roadside memory," a tangible link with stories of settlement, change, and abandonment. This is Michael Kluckners watercolour  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Local history
Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kluckner, Michael.
Vanishing British Columbia.
Vancouver : UBC Press ; Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)653048939
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Kluckner
ISBN: 0295984937 9780295984933 0774811250 9780774811255
OCLC Number: 56319560
Description: 223 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Shelter from the storm --
Places of exile and utopia --
Corridors --
Governments and other institutions --
Company towns --
Folkloric landscapes --
The architecture of mobility --
The lower mainland --
Wong's Market --
Dewdney Store --
Howe Sound and union steamships --
Hermit Island --
Gower Point --
Powell River --
Britannia Beach --
Lund --
Savary Island --
The Dewdney Trail and Camp Defiance --
The Great Northern Railway and the Kettle Valley Railway (Hedley, Coalmont and Brookmere) --
Thynne Lake Ranch and a Guichon Ranch house --
The J.M. Robinson towns (Summerland, Naramata and Peachland) --
Kelowna Orchards and Fintry --
Coldstream and Lavington --
Beaverdell Hotel --
Anarchist Mountain and Ingram Mountain ranches --
Greenwood --
Doukhobor villages (Grand Forks and the West Kootenays) --
The Silvery Slocan (Nelson, Salmo, Trail, Blaylock Estate, Ainsworth Hot Springs and Trout Lake City) --
New Denver --
The Japanese-Canadian internment --
Sandon --
Creston, Canal Flats and Wynndel --
Yahk --
St. Eugene's Mission --
Fraser Canyon, Yale and Spuzzum --
Alexandra Lodge, auto camps, motels and Siska Lodge --
North bend --
Spences bridge, toketic, pokhaist and basque --
Walhachin --
The calhoun Farm near Tappen --
Shuswap cabins --
Tranquille --
The Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway --
Victoria, Saanich and Nanaimo --
Galiano, Saltspring and Mayne Islands --
Island motoring (Union Bay) --
Qualicum Beach --
Eaglecrest --
Alert Bay and Sointula --
Denman Island --
Zeballos --
Lillooet --
Bralorne --
Pavilion --
Clinton, the Cariboo Road, roadhouses at Cottonwood, 137 Mile and 183 Mile --
Williams Lake --
Wells --
Blue River Store --
The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway (prince George, Dunster, Mcbride, Kitwanga, Prince Rupert, Evelyn and Quick) --
Hagwilget and Gitsegukla --
Burns Lake --
Stewart --
Atlin --
The peace --
The Queen Charlottes --
Environmentalism, heritage preservation, government policies and individual attitudes toward modern British Columbia.
Responsibility: Michael Kluckner.
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Vanishing British Columbia gives us our province as it was, even as it's changing into something else. Vancouver Sun Vanishing British Columbia uses words and images to examine ethnic sites and Read more...

 
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