Touchstones Launches Changing Waters

Project title: Changing Waters: The Impact of Hydroelectric Development on the Landscape of British Columbia from the Ron Waters Collection

Organization: Nelson and District Museum, Archives, Art Gallery and Historical Society

Description: Changing Waters features more than 500 colour slides from the late 1950s to the early 1980s of the Kootenay Region, many from mining roads only accessible by four-wheel drive. The majority of the slides highlight the changes to the landscape brought on by the hydroelectric development in the area.

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1994-32-1928, “Exploring the Kootenays in a Willys Jeep”

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