Local History

A Kootenay moment in time …

The Needles ferry celebrates 30 years of service this summer

  • Aug 11, 2020

 

Trail Blazers: Looking at the pioneers of leadership

Trail Blazers is a weekly historical feature in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

 

Kootenay heritage register adds 21 sites

Nearly a third of the sites relate to Japanese internment camps in the Slocan Valley

  • Jul 30, 2020

 

Trail Blazers: Business was buzzing in the 1970s

Trail Blazers is a weekly feature in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

Sign of the times in Trail

The signs were durable non-rust zinc panels from Cominco to commemorate Canada’s Centennial

Trail Blazers: Downtown was hopping in post-war boom

PHOTOS: Trail Blazers is a weekly historical feature in partnership with the Trail Museum & Archives

New book reappraises Silvery Slocan mining rush

Peter Smith has published Silver Rush: British Columbia’s Silvery Slocan 1891-1900

Trail Blazers: From the roaring 1920s to the war years

PHOTOS: Courtesy the Trail Historical Society collection

Trail Blazers: Iconic image emerges from a muddy road

Photos: Trail Blazers is a weekly feature in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

Greenwood museum debuts new exhibit

The museum doubles as the city’s Visitor Centre

Trail Blazers: Keepin’ it cool

Trail Blazers is a weekly feature in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

Trail Blazers: Smelter workers lead the way

Trail Blazers is a weekly feature with the Times and Trail Museum and Archives

Recognizing Trail Status of Women Council, 50 years later

PHOTOS: This group of women leaders established the first daycare in Trail

Trail Blazers: Navigating the friendly skies

Trail Blazers is a weekly feature between the Times and the Trail Museum and Archives

Trail Blazers: The great flood of ‘48

Trail Blazers is a weekly series in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

Trail Blazers: The tradition of Little League baseball

Trail Blazers is a weekly series in partnership with the Trail Museum and Archives

Pandemic poses perfect time for makeover of historic Trail landmark

The Colombo Lodge has had many updates to the exterior and interior since it first opened in 1927

Trail Blazers: Honouring a stalwart structure

The Old Trail Bridge officially opened 108 years ago

Trail Blazers: The quintessential moviehouse

The Royal Theatre started as the Rialto Theatre way back in 1927

Trail Blazers

Weekly feature looking at City of Trail history through photos from the archives