Category: Local Industry

Frank Appleton – The Story about the Pioneer and Brewmaster of Canadian Craft Beer

Brewing Revolution Pioneering the Craft Beer Movement   This post is another addition to the growing list showcasing our local celebrities, who through their outstanding work within their own field of specialty have made invaluable contributions to our country. The following is the story of Frank Appleton. “I was just one of the first to…

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STEEP AND CROOKED … by Late Writer, Artist & Castle Builder Bill Laux – Chapter X

STEEP AND CROOKED: THE MINING RAILROADS OF THE CANADIAN BORDER  By Bill Laux CHAPTER TEN EUREKA CREEK 1896 – 1902 Responding to the urgings of Spokane mining men, the American Congress opened the north half of the Colville Indian Reservation to mineral entry on February 21, 1896.   Among the prospectors quietly leaving Rossland for the…

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STEEP AND CROOKED … by Late Writer, Artist & Castle Builder Bill Laux – Chapter VIII

STEEP AND CROOKED: THE MINING RAILROADS OF THE CANADIAN BORDER  By Bill Laux CHAPTER EIGHT A CLASH OF CAPTAINS: HILL, VAN HORNE, AND “THE ASSOCIATES” James Jerome Hill, of St Paul, Minnesota and the Great Northern Railway, was at home on both sides of the border, and saw no reason why his railroads should not…

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STEEP AND CROOKED … by Late Writer, Artist & Castle Builder Bill Laux – Chapter IV

STEEP AND CROOKED: THE MINING RAILROADS OF THE CANADIAN BORDER  By Bill Laux CHAPTER FOUR THE RED MOUNTAIN RAILWAY 1896 – 1922 Daniel Corbin’s Columbia and Red Mountain Railway was chartered to run from Northport to the Canadian border at Frontier. A Canadian charter covered the rest of the line from Patterson, on the Canadian…

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