Nature's Fury - The Inside Story of the Disastrous British Columbia Floods May-June, 1948

By: Sanderson, Eric: Editor

Price: $249.95

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Book Condition: Fair


64 pages. Copiously illustrated with incredible black and white photographs. The inside story of the disastrous British Columbia floods of 1948 which inundated thousands of acres of fertile farmland, left hundreds of persons homeless, and wrought ruin and devastation throughout the province. Compiled from the works of newspapermen who spent almost three weeks in the Fraser, Columbia, Kootenay and Okanagan Valleys to bring first-hand accounts of the disaster to the public. "Most of the pictures, the climax to a hundred dangers traversed by each photographer, are self-explanatory. They show NATURE'S FURY from every angle." - from Foreward. Sections are devoted to the following locales: Barnston Island; Agassiz; Nicomen Island; Chilliwack; Hatzic; The Haztic Break; Matsqui; The Lower Mainland; Queensborough; Pitt Meadows; Kootenays; The Mission Gauge; Mission; Fort Langley and Glen Valley; Trail; Sumas; and Hope. Above average wear. Bit of ink writing upon page 50 else unmarked. A rare and scarcely believable account.

Title: Nature's Fury - The Inside Story of the Disastrous British Columbia Floods May-June, 1948

Author Name: Sanderson, Eric: Editor

Categories: British Columbia,

Publisher: Canada, South Hill Publishers Ltd.: 1948

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Fair

Seller ID: 64500656

Keywords: Nature's Fury - The Inside Story of the Disastrous British Columbia Floods May-June, 1948 Sanderson, Eric: Editor Operation Overflow Canadian Army Navy Mennonites the Red Cross 64 pages. Copiously illustrated with incredible black and white photographs. The inside story of the disastrous British Columbia floods of 1948 which inundated thousands of acres of fertile farmland, left hundreds of persons homeless, and wrought ruin and devastation throughout the province. Compiled from the works of newspapermen who spent almost three weeks in the Fraser, Columbia, Kootenay and Okanagan Valleys to bring first-hand accounts of the disaster to the public. "Most of the pictures, the climax to a hundred dangers traversed by each photographer, are self-explanatory. They show NATURE'S FURY from every angle." - from Foreward. Sections are devoted to the following locales: Barnston Island; Agassiz; Nicomen Island; Chilliwack; Hatzic; The Haztic Break; Matsqui; The Lower Mainland; Queensborough; Pitt Meadows; Kootenays; The Mission Gauge; Mission; Fort Langley and Glen Valley; Trail; Sumas; and Hope. Above average wear. Bit of ink writing upon page 50 else unmarked. A rare and scarcely believable account.,