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Taming the Kootenay

 
Rocky promontory in the Reclamation Dyking District.
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A new pump recently installed at the north end of the Reclamation Dyking District.
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Pumphouse at the north end of Reclamation Dyking District
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International TD 35 caterpillar tractor, circa 1935.
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Granary on Duck Lake Road
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Remains of a wooden barge alongside the Kootenay River south of Creston.
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William Adolph Baillie Grohman's disputes with government
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Baillie Grohman obtains approval for the canal
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Bill Constable explains BaillieGrohman's scheme to divert the Kootenay River at Canal Flats.
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Smoke from a forest fire above Corn Creek
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Looking east towards Creston, from Bob Maxwell's boat.
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One of the West Creston ferry towers, taken from Bob Maxwell's boat.
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Loading people and supplies on Bob Maxwell's boat
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Looking north from Wynndel, towards Duck lake
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Looking west from Creston
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Flood at Creston
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Farms at Wynndel under water
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Map showing the four dyking districts in the Creston Valley.
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