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Image for OLDEST - Continually operating Pub in BCview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Continually operating Pub in BC

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Though the Windsor Hotel was built in 1896, the present Windsor Hotel dates from 1899, when it was rebuilt after a fire virtually destroyed the original hotel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/26/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSMALLEST - City in Canada - Greenwood, BC

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The itty-bitty city of Greenwood straddles The Crowsnest Highway about 37 km. west of Grand Forks or about 32 km. east of Rock Creek, at the junction of the Crowsnest with Highway 33.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2013

last visited: 3/24/2014

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SuperlativesBEST TASTING - Water in the world - Greenwood, BC

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The itty-bitty city of Greenwood straddles The Crowsnest Highway about 37 km. west of Grand Forks or about 32 km. east of Rock Creek, which is at the junction of the Crowsnest with Highway 33.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2013

last visited: 1/2/2014

Image for OLDEST - CPR Station in B.C. Still In Its Original Locationview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - CPR Station in B.C. Still In Its Original Location

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This wonderful old railroad station is located at 7654 Donaldson Drive. The station is currently the Grand Forks Station Pub & Banquet Facility.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/19/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSMALLEST - State Park in Washington

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Ranald MacDonald State Park is a 100 square foot park which surrounds the grave site of Ranald MacDonald, recognized as the first English teacher in Japan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Washington

date approved: 7/3/2016

last visited: never

Image for WARMEST - Tree Lined Lake in Canadaview gallery

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SuperlativesWARMEST - Tree Lined Lake in Canada

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At the given coordinates one may partake of the best readily available view of the lake, though less than half of the lake is visible from this viewpoint.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/5/2017

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Brick School in Continuous Use in Washington Stateview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Brick School in Continuous Use in Washington State

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A fine looking and well built school, Orient School opened on October 1st 1910 as a grades 1 to 12 school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Washington

date approved: 7/1/2016

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Wood Frame Building in Republic, WAview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Wood Frame Building in Republic, WA

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The second oldest building in the city of Republic, the Creaser Hotel is the oldest wood frame building in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Washington

date approved: 7/4/2016

last visited: never

Image for HIGHEST- Maintained Pass in Washington Stateview gallery

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SuperlativesHIGHEST- Maintained Pass in Washington State

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Seventeen miles east of Republic and twenty six miles west of Kettle Falls, the Sherman Pass Summit is the high point along the Sherman Pass Scenic Byway.

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location: Washington

date approved: 7/12/2016

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - FIRST - LAST - ONLY - Miners’ Union Hall - Rossland, BCview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - FIRST - LAST - ONLY - Miners’ Union Hall - Rossland, BC

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Rossland's Miners’ Union Hall is located at the west edge of the town at 1765 Columbia Avenue and was the first miners union hall in BC and is the last and only one in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/1/2013

last visited: 2/4/2014

Image for OLDEST - Outdoor Swimming Pool in BC - Rossland, BCview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Outdoor Swimming Pool in BC - Rossland, BC

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It turns out that the Rossland's swimming pool is not only a heritage site but the oldest outdoor pool in BC. Whoda thunk it? Easy to find, it's right beside the city hall at 1869 Columbia Avenue.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

Image for ONLY - Rubblestone Building In Rossland, BCview gallery

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SuperlativesONLY - Rubblestone Building In Rossland, BC

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Rossland's Bank of Toronto is located downtown at 2105 Columbia Ave.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/31/2017

last visited: never

Image for ONLY - Canadian Town Hockey Team to Win 2 World Championshipsview gallery

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SuperlativesONLY - Canadian Town Hockey Team to Win 2 World Championships

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Mounted on the west end of the Trail Memorial Centre, the home of the Smoke Eaters, are four large placards which relate the story of the Smokies and minor hockey in Trail.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 3/21/2018

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST -- Bank in Trail, BCview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Bank in Trail, BC

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The Bank of Montreal has been at the corner of Helena Street and Bay Avenue for 92 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/16/2012

last visited: 1/28/2014

Image for OLDEST - Continuously Used Waterpower - Kettle Falls, WAview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Continuously Used Waterpower - Kettle Falls, WA

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This is the site of the oldest continuously used waterpower source in the US west of the Mississippi. It has been in use continuously from 1826, providing power for a grist mill, a sawmill and a hydroelectric project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Washington

date approved: 10/24/2013

last visited: 3/25/2014

Image for OLDEST - Water Driven Flour Mill - Kettle Falls, WAview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Water Driven Flour Mill - Kettle Falls, WA

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This is the site of the oldest water driven grist mill, or flour mill, in the Pacific Northwest. It was constructed around 1826 by the Hudson's Bay Company on the Colville River, 1/2 mile south of present day Kettle Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Washington

date approved: 10/24/2013

last visited: 3/25/2014

Image for LARGEST - Radio Observatory in Canada - Kaleden, BCview gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Radio Observatory in Canada - Kaleden, BC

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No, it wasn't developed to spy on radios, but on the rest of the universe in the radio frequency spectrum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/12/2015

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Highway Bridge in BC - Waneta, BCview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Highway Bridge in BC - Waneta, BC

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This is the first railway bridge to cross the Pend d'Oreille River at this point. The second, built in 1945, is right beside it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2013

last visited: 3/24/2014

Image for OLDEST - Public Structure in Castlegar, BCview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Public Structure in Castlegar, BC

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This is Castlegar's old railroad station, moved across the tracks and refurbished as a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/7/2017

last visited: never

Image for FIRST-OLDEST - church in Penticton, BCview gallery

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SuperlativesFIRST-OLDEST - church in Penticton, BC

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The first church built in Penticton, this little church was operated as St. Saviour's Anglican Church from 1905 until the completion of the new St. Saviour's Anglican in 1930.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/24/2015

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - Surviving Sternwheeler in British Columbiaview gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Surviving Sternwheeler in British Columbia

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On the beach along Lakeshore Drive West in Penticton, the S. S. Sicamous made her last commercial run down Okanagan Lake nearly 80 years ago, in 1937.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/21/2015

last visited: never

Image for ONLY -  Surviving Steam Tug in the Interior of BCview gallery

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SuperlativesONLY - Surviving Steam Tug in the Interior of BC

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Built in Ontario in 1914 and assembled in Vernon, the S.S. Naramata sailed the Okanagan for over half a century, pushing barges up and down the lake.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/21/2015

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Colville School - Colville, WAview gallery

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SuperlativesFIRST - Colville School - Colville, WA

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Built in 1874, this log one room school house was the first school in the (then) little hamlet of Colville, WA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Washington

date approved: 1/20/2017

last visited: 5/6/2017

Image for FIRST - Brick House in Colville, WAview gallery

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SuperlativesFIRST - Brick House in Colville, WA

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At 300 East Birch Avenue, on the corner of Birch and South Elm Street, the DuPuis House was the first brick house to be erected in Colville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Washington

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - LAST - Working Pioneer Mill in BC - Keremeos, BCview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - LAST - Working Pioneer Mill in BC - Keremeos, BC

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This water powered grist mill, built in 1877, continues to grind wheat into flour today. The mill uses an overshot water wheel and water taken from a stream which flows by the mill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/16/2014

last visited: never

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