Marion Creek, flowing into Columbia Lake; Mount Marion

The Marion didn’t spend much time on the Upper Columbia, but she was one of the most well travelled steamboats in the Kootenays.

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Giant Mine (2)

Giant Road

Giant Mine, Silver Giant Mine, Giant Mascot Mine

“There is nothing today to encourage anyone but a born gambler to take the chance [on developing the property], and everything to discourage anyone to do this.”58

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Nowitka Mountain, Nowitka Lake, head of Findlay Creek

The Nowitka … has the distinction of being the last commercial steamboat on the Upper Columbia River.

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Mount Ethelbert

Sister Ethelbert, “having undertaken the rough trip to Kootenay … fell sick on the way… and our dear Sister was called home to God.”24

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