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June 01st  to Oct 13th
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Home Fire & Flood

Destruction by Fire and "Flood"

Walking  on  water
The famous Sandon flume and the "flood" of '55

There are many modern misconceptions about the old Main Street flume and the eventual destruction caused by it: it was not simply a boardwalk over the creek; it was not built after the fire of 1900; and it was not destroyed ...

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The  Great  Fire  of  1900
Accident or arson?

Fire protection was a constant source of concern for many in Sandon, particularly because in the narrow valley with so little building space, most of the stores and houses were quite literally built wall-against-wall. As well, many of the streets...

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