Mining Report – Field BC to Golden BC

The Miner – October 7, 1897 In the year 1886 Mr. R.G. McConnell, of the Geological Survey department, made an examination of the Rocky mountain range comprised within the belt of country following the line of the Canadian Pacific Railway along the Bow and Kicking Horse valleys from Banff westward to Golden, the same district…

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GORDON BARR FAMILY HISTORY

John Barr, born in Ontario of Irish origin, married Emma June Puffer in Ontario in about 1871. John was a farmer, who soon took up lumbering at the mill in Fenelon Falls, Ontario, where the first of their children was born. Henry Washington Barr was born in July of 1871, and he would be the…

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