Sandon News: 0054.0079

SANDON WAS IN DANGER

            A forest fire surrounded Sandon on Monday and for a time the town was in great danger.  The entire population turned out to fight the fire.  On that day the train did not get through.  About noon on Tuesday the C.P.R. telegraph line sank heart broken under the strain of carrying messages of misfortune to its masters.  Sections of it have since been fished out of Arrow lake and Kootenay lake, and it has had spasms of usefulness, but imprecations are poured upon the C.P.R. for allowing their wires to hang where every high water reaches them.

0054.0079: Sandon News

Newspaper

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  June 27, 1896
Pages:  1
Publisher:  Kaslo Kootenaian
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0054)

Subjects:

Cities arrow Sandon arrow Services arrow Fire Departments and Firesarrow
Physical Features arrow Forest Firesarrow
Transportation arrow Railways arrow Companies arrow Canadian Pacific Railwayarrow
Communications arrow Telegrapharrow
Communications arrow Newspapers arrow The Kootenaianarrow
Physical Features arrow Lakes arrow Arrow Lakesarrow
Physical Features arrow Lakes arrow Kootenay Lakearrow

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