Fernie Overview: 0039.0407, 0408

Fernie Overview
0039.0407
Fernie Overview
0039.0408

0039.0407: Fernie Overview

A look at the back side of the business district, with Mount Fernie and the Three Sisters in the background. The text on the back of the postcard is interesting: "This is where I am working now. Fernie is 3,000 ft. above the sea. The town was burnt down last fall & the bank is a small wood shanty in which we sleep, with the safe between the beds & our guns under our pillow. I stand at the counter with all the large blls in my pocket & the $5.00, 2.00 & 1.00 on the plank & my silver in tobacco tins. A flannel shirt, a pair of trousers & a belt with a gun poked in my hip pocket & my pipe in my mouth. Quite a good way to do banking."

Medium:  Photograph - Image
Date:  1906
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0039)

Subjects:

Physical Features arrow Mountains arrow Mount Ferniearrow
Physical Features arrow Mountains arrow Three Sisters (Trinity)arrow
Cities arrow Fernie arrow Businesses arrow Hardware Stores arrow J.D. Quailarrow
Cities arrow Fernie arrow Businesses arrow Bankingarrow

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