Baker Street: 0050.0796


            Good progress is being made with the paving of Baker street.  Some delay was occasioned at the start owing to the men not being familiar with the machine, but after a few days’ experimenting City Engineer Eassie and Harry Mott conceived the idea of inserting a screen in the machine, with the result that good headway was made and the work jumped ahead.  During the experimental stage the city authorities decided to send for an experienced man, rather than hold up the work, and Mr. H. Morfitt arrived a couple of days after the machine was running smoothly.  Mr. Morfitt on his arrival here expressed entire satisfaction with the manner in which the work was laid out and the way the machine was being operated.  He considered it unnecessary for his remaining here any longer and is returning to the coast Saturday.  Mr. Morfitt is a man of wide experience in the making of Tarvia roads and expects the life of our roads to last at least fifteen years.

0050.0796: Baker Street

Good progress made with paving of Baker street, after a few learning curves with the machine.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  June 10, 1926
Pages:  12
Publisher:  Cranbrook Courier
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0050)


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