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The Mahon Family Records include century-old glass plates produced by Edward Stolterfoht, a close friend of Castlegar’s founding father.
Smelters blossomed in the Boundary after the opening of the railway in order to process the largely-copper ores from various sources.
After the extension of its Columbia and Western line, the CPR focused its efforts on developing a maintenance centre through the Monashees.
When he failed to return from his trap line in December 1934, Ben Shaw’s friends in Rossland stared to worry.
Condolence letters consoled Lilette Mahon after her husband’s death on June 18, 1937.
When he married 22 year-old Lilette Rebbeck on April 26, 1911, Edward Mahon was nearing 50.
Less than a year after he settled in Vancouver, Edward Mahon set out for the West Kootenay. He arrived on the local setting in 1891.
Castlegar founder Edward Mahon was born in 1862 into an influential Anglo-Irish family.
When he died on January 12, 1950, Ole Skattebo was tiring of life. He had witnessed many changes at his beloved Slocan Pool.
As Castlegar’s first homesteader soon found out, any serious farming required irrigation.
After Edward Mahon bought Lot 181 from Albert McCleary in 1891 he waited for an opportunity to develop it into a townsite.
The first person to provide ferry service on the Columbia River was Castlegar’s pioneering homesteader, Albert McCleary.
In time for BC Heritage Week, the Castlegar News is pleased to introduce a new columnist.