Portfolio: Early Transportation


Transportation has always been key to the development of the Columbia Basin. Nestled between high mountain ranges the valleys have traditionally been the easiest mode of movement, along with the rivers. This portfolio captures some of the images of pre-automobile mobility in the Columbia Basin.

Corduroy Pack Trail
Corduroy Pack Trail
Winding Dirt Road
Winding Dirt Road
River Canyon
River Canyon
Goat River Canyon Bridges
Goat River Canyon Bridges
Kootenay Landing, B.C.
Kootenay Landing, B.C.
Garden Avenue Looking North, Cranbrook
Garden Avenue Looking North, Cranbrook
Waterloo Ferry on the Columbia River
Waterloo Ferry on the Columbia River
Paddle Wheeler: S.S. Isabell c.1920
Paddle Wheeler: S.S. Isabell c.1920
Sydney Willicome at Fort Steele
Sydney Willicome at Fort Steele
SS Inveremere in Spillmacheen, B.C. c.1912
SS Inveremere in Spillmacheen, B.C. c.1912
Boat "Smoky"
Boat
S.S. Minto
S.S. Minto
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