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Crossing the Smoky River in the Basket

Bill Sargent and Ester Duerksen crossing the Smoky River in a basket suspended from a cable over the river. This method was used when there was still too much ice on the river for the ferry to operate.

Used in "Across the Smoky," p. 342.

Grande Prairie Train Station

Bird's eye view of the Grande Prairie Train Station in winter, crowded with people and cars. The horse-drawn dray unloading the Royal Mail from the mail car in the foreground belonged to Mr. Alex Wishart.

McArthur Store, DeBolt

People outside the McArthur Store at DeBolt in the winter of 1929. Jake Fehr and Miss Wilson are on horseback, Angus McArthur is standing in front of them, and Rod McArthur is seated on the sleigh behind him. To the left, unidentified customers chat.

Used in "Across the Smoky", p. 289.

New Farm Truck

A farm family beside their new truck. In the background is the United Church and Mills' Feed & Livery Barn.

Grande Prairie Garage

Photograph of Grande Prairie Garage on 100th Street and 101 Avenue in Grande Prairie. The Garage was located on 100th Street and 100th Avenue and was owned by J.O. Watson. It burnt down in 1954.

Stuck in the Mud

Car stuck on a muddy road, with three men attempting to move it.

Riding Oxen

Ewart Ellis riding one of a team of oxen beside the log home on the Field homestead.

First Cabin in DeBolt

Left to right, Virginia DeBolt, Gordon Willard, and Pete Whalen and two teams of horses in front of the DeBolts' cabin, the first cabin in DeBolt.

Used in "Across the Smoky," p. 26.

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