Creamery Truck - Vernon, British Columbia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
N 50° 15.756 W 119° 16.401
11U E 337972 N 5570300
Quick Description: Come with us and visit the murals of Vernon: There are currently 27 murals and featured is Creamery Truck, #9 in the walking tour guide available at the visitor's centre. The more outlining murals will require driving to them.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 9/1/2014 7:16:49 AM
Waymark Code: WMMCPE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 2

Long Description:
Creamery Truck is one of the smaller murals in Vernon. Its size does not diminish the workmanship and creativity of the artists. It shows the Okanagan Valley Co-Operative Creamery Assn. logo on the truck.

After the creamery moved from Armstrong, area dairymen shipped their milk to Vernon or Salmon Arm. It was a matter of staying in business.

All the murals are well done paying tribute to the artist's talent and creativity for any passersby to enjoy.

The murals are numbered and we will showcase
# 9 – Creamery Truck

Creamery Truck

3111 Coldstream Avenue

H.W. Knight opened the Vernon Creamery in 1920. He already owned the building, so all he needed was the equipment for the production of butter. The truck was a common sight on the rural roads of Vernon.

Lead Artist: Michelle Loughery

Contributing Artists:
Liz Allardice (Assistant Artist)
Chris Bennett
Shane Berg
Peter Buwalda
Sarah Hambley
Monica Jewell
Christa Kermeen
Sarah LaCroix
Caleb Lee
Sarah Lindsay
Nikki Litowski
Robert Mairs
Steven Skolka
Carla Spragg
Tyler Toews
Krista Van Ee

From the Creamery Truck

The Downtown Vernon Association has invested considerable resources into the creation of the 27 amazing works of art that grace our downtown buildings. These murals depict the history, culture, scenery, and folklore that made Vernon what it is today.

The mural project was a multi-year collaborative effort that included youth employment, revitalization, and heritage conservation strategies.
From the Downtown Vernon Murals

Creamery Truck

City: Vernon

Location Name: Genesis Tatoo

Artist: Michelle Loughery

Date: Unknown

Media: Painted on brick wall

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
Please give the date and description of your visit. One original photo of the mural must also be submitted. GPSr photo NOT required.
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