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- CA SQPL 06-086
- 1910 - 1911
Elvira Schoonover with "Billy Goat". Picture taken where present Easter Seal Camp stands.
Elvira's husband brought home an orphaned kid goat one day and Elvira raised it on the bottle. It became quite tame but as it grew it became a loving nuisance. The Schoonovers didn't know where to put it until an ad for "wild" animals in a Vancouver paper gave them an "out". An answer brought the agent for a noble English lord to Schoonover Manor and soon Big Billy was part of the Duke of Bedford's estate.
- CA SQPL 06-029
Firefighters at the "halfway" between Upper Squamish and Cheekye. Paid $0.25 / hour.
Seated far left, Mr Morbray (fire warden); seated left with white hat, Oswald (Ozzie) Ray; far right seated on bench, Charles Sherman Schoonover; seated next to him, Paul Sellons; standing far right, Compton Reade.
- CA SQPL 06-077
On the left is a part of a boat coming in. At the far end of the dock is Galbraith's Hotel. In the foreground to the right is Freight house.
- CA SQPL 06-016
Hop. farm barn (across from Eagle run).
Hop farming was Squamish's first major industry. The major producer was Squamish Valley Hop Raising Co. (Bell-Irving Ranch). Hops are perennials and grown about 6 feet apart. They are picked during September and August. Hops are dried and bleached with sulphur in a kiln. In Squamish, Chinese labour was brought in to tend the hops. Local Squamish Nation were the pickers. They would camp in the area now between Petro Canada gas station and the Cottonwood condominiums. The hops in Squamish were top grade. They were shipped to Vancouver in bales wrapped in Burlap, then shipped to Britain where they were used to make beer.
- CA SQPL 06-019
- 1910 - 1913
Left to right: Harry Brightbill, Sainsbury (cook), Amedy Levesque in front of logging locomotive, 1910-1013.
Amedy Levesque and his partners, Leviolette, McIntyre, and Levesque Co. ("The French Boys") were the first to use high rigging extensively in the valley. To rig a 70 foot high spruce tree, Arthur McIntyre would go up the tree, no spures, and chop off branches as he went. When he was tired, Amedy Levsque went up, finished chopping off the branches, topped the tree, and hung the two guy lines and blocks.
- CA SQPL 06-026
Left to right: Marlo Sandhoff, Robert Stewart (Bert) Rae, Scott MacDonald, Jimmy Rae