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Mineral Claim Tags

Mineral Claim Tags

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The square aluminum (?) tags bear the numbers 251824 and 251824. One is the initial post, the other for the final post. At a time when he staked claims in the mountains of Pemberton, Mr. Fougberg secured these tags. They date from the 1930's. a) "initial post" b) "final post".

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984.05.10ab

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Picaroon

Picaroon

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Made of steel, now rusted and pitted. Used to hook and move logs, on land or in water. Handle is missing. This tool has been common in Pemberton. In the "McLennan, McFeely & Prior Limited", January 1952 catalogue, the handle is described as 34-inch hardwood.

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984.05.32

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Railway wheels

Railway wheels

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These two railway wheels were given to Ken by George Walker who got them from Bill Spetch. Bill believed they were from the Port Pemberton site where a tramway was used to ease the loading and unloading of freight during seasonal water fluctuations. This claim remains unsubstantiated other than via this donation. The maker's mark reads, "Peteler Car Co. Minneapolis Minn. 1127". From Research: Peteler Portable Railway Peteler Portable Railway Manufacturing Co. Colonel Peteler invented and marketed the first dump car used for railroad construction. Duluth & Iron Range #8022 was built by the little-known Peteler Car Company of Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1912. The D&IR's purpose was to haul iron ore, and lots of it. #8022 was used to ship potatoes from the Iron Range area to market. Francis Peteler invented the first rail-mounted dump car, as well as the first portable railway system. Company declared bankruptcy in 1914, at this point it was bought out at changed names.

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014.16.01ab

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vase

vase

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A small green glass vase. It has Art Deco style design on it. The designs look to be originally gold and have faded to a smokey grey silver. This item belonged to Frances Decker of Pemberton B.C. who got them from English relatives living in Ontario.

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017.02.01

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bowl

bowl

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A clear glass bowl. The bottom has flower designs and circles on the side and around the bowl. This item belonged to Frances Decker of Pemberton B.C. who got them from English relatives living in Ontario.

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017.02.02

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potato bowl and spoon

potato bowl and spoon

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a. A porcelain sour cream bowl shaped like a russet potato. On the front of the bowl it reads "Pemberton B.C." in gold writing. On the bottom of the bowl it has a maker's mark of "W". b. A white porcelain spoon that goes with the bowl. This was given to Andrea when she was in the Miss Pemberton beauty pageant in 1980.

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017.02.03ab

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cheese holder

cheese holder

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A porcelain cheese holder. It is blue and green with floral patterns. a. The top has a green handle and it is rectangular. It was broken and glued back together. b. The bottom is green and has gold trim around it. The gold trim is rubbing off. The donor believes this item is a part of the Victorian era. This item belonged to Frances Decker of Pemberton B.C. who got they from English relatives living in Ontario.

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017.02.04ab

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tin

tin

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A metal tin of "OFREX Cellouse Tape". The lid is blue, white and red. It reads "OFREX (CANADA) LTD., TORONTO 14 ONT." around the lid. The bottom is white and inside its rusty. This item belonged to Frances Decker of Pemberton B.C.

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017.02.05

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chocolate box

chocolate box

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A cardboard chocolate box. On the front it has a picture of three ladies and a man. They are all dressed in dresses and a tux. On the front it reads "Miniature Chocolats smile'n chuckies chocolates". The sides are black and have tape on them. This item belonged to Frances Decker of Pemberton B.C.

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017.02.06

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cardboard box

cardboard box

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A cardboard box from "C.A.CRUICKSHANK LTD". It has a stamp, a blue sticker and a green label. The Blue sticker reads "Postes-Canada-Post PERISHABLE PERISSABLE". TH top reads "Van Tubergen Bulbs Horticultural Specializes 10156 MOUNT PLEASANT ROAD TORONTO 12, ONTARIO Mrs. J O DECKER PEMBERTON B.C." This item belonged to Frances Decker of Pemberton B.C.

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017.02.07

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sewing needles

sewing needles

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A set of sewing needles. On the outside there is a picture of a loaf of bread and a girl eating the bread, it reads "Sunbeam White Vitamin Enriched Bread Freshness Guaranteed". Inside it’s dark blue and has four sections for sewing needles. There are 14 sewing needles left in the kit. On the back it reads "How important is bread in your life?". This item belonged to Frances Decker of Pemberton B.C.

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017.02.08

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salt cellars

salt cellars

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A set of three ceramic salt cellars. They are white with gold feet and a gold rim around the inside. The gold rim has white and blue flowers around it. they read "M.Furuya CA. Yokohama. Japan" a. It doesn't have any chips and is in perfect condition. b. It has a chip on the gold inner part. c. it has a chip on the gold inner part above a white flower. We think this item may be from the early 1900s. These items belonged to Frances Decker of Pemberton B.C. who got them from English relatives living in Ontario.

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017.03.01abc

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mugs

mugs

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A set of mugs with two farmers on them. a. This mugs has a dark tan color with a farmer on it. The farmer is using a hoe, chewing on straw and wearing overalls. On the back of the mug it reads "©1976 DUNCAN CERAMIC PROD.IN". b. A light tan mug with a farmer on the front. the farmer is digging with his right foot on the shovel. he is chewing straw, wearing a large hat and overalls, and has a mouse beside him. On the back of the mug it reads "©1976 DUNCAN CERAMIC PROD.IN". These items belonged to Frances Decker of Pemberton B.C. These belonged to Andrea's mother who acquired them after someone in town was selling them as memorabilia.

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017.03.02ab

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mug

mug

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A white ceramic mug. It has a picture drawn on in black on the front. The picture is of a mountain, trees, railway and a log that reads "Pemberton". The mug has brown spots all over it. This item belonged to Frances Decker of Pemberton B.C. These belonged to Andrea's mother who acquired them after someone in town was selling them as memorabilia.

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017.03.03

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pot

pot

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A white pot with a floral pattern. It has a yellow trim and pansy flowers with green leafs. The flowers are yellow with purple and blue with purple. The lid has a round handle with a chip. This item belonged to Frances Decker of Pemberton B.C. whom got them from English relatives living in Ontario.

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017.03.04ab

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