The Way We Were


In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

February 24, 1916: The first of the season’s operators

to go up the river is A. Godfrey of Vancouver, who is

working three claims at the headwaters of McDames Creek in the Cassiar. Mr. Godfrey last year purchased the

Rossela hydraulic plant and his winter men are moving it to his claims. Four men are going in with Mr. Godfrey

and will work for him this season who with the men there now will make a crew of nine men. The men have a long trip ahead of them which means some three hundred

miles of mushing. They have five dogs and two sleds for...

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