Featuring a postcard series of six black-and-white photos, specially selected from the Creston Museum's collection.
In 1912, drivers Jack Haney, Earl Wise, and English writer Thomas W. Wilby embarked on the first transcontinental car trip from Halifax to Victoria. The journey, which included a brief stop in Creston, covered 3,900 miles and took 41 days.
5" x 7" / Black and white
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From the 1930s to the 1960s, this distinctive building stood on the corner of Canyon Street and 11th Avenue in downtown Creston.
Stunning photography by Kootenay photographer Lola Sherstobitoff turns these notecards into unique works of art. They feature many of the Creston Museum's exhibits and artifacts. Many images to choose from!
5" x 7" / Full colour / Envelope included
The distinctive sturgeon-nosed canoe of the Ktunaxa (Kootenay) people can be seen in the foreground of this encampment alongside the Kootenay River, 1920s. The town of Creston can be seen in the background.
5" x 7" / Black-and-white
Creston's original main street, Fourth Street, is now lower Canyon Street. Shiwn here in 1910, it was a bustling thoroughfare lined with stores, hotels, and offices, with a railway station at each end.
S.A. Speers established his first general store in Creston in 1907. He is shown here in his second store. It was located on the corner of Railway Boulevard and Ninth Avenue from 1910 to 1921.
The Canadian Pacific Railway station in Creston was built about 1902 and torn down in 1949. It was a popular hangout throughout its life.
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