Tri-City Ledger -

By Kevin McKinley
Guest Writer 

Disasters led to maps and street names


December 6, 2018

Canoe, as seen from this aerial photograph circa 1940s

Across the rugged pages of history intersect the crossroads of memory and our own personal recollections and reflections. Yet with the passing of each successive generation much history is forgotten unless close attention is paid to the oral history and grainy records stored in forgotten places and dusty attics. Such is the case with Canoe Station which blossomed like a flower in spring and whose golden age passed away like frost on a winter morning.

During Canoe's golden age, disasters and accidents were a constant threat. It would appear the town never had a fire department and this put t...

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