Box car off Midday Valley road.
file Photo KDG

The area now occupied by the 270 million dollar Merritt Green energy project had this lone box car sitting on it until construction.

Landed immigrants, labourers were once employed to load these things with dimensional lumber by hand. Automation dramatically changed the dynamics of this industry from a few decades ago.

We are on a course that does not allow for going back to that…

On this Day August 20th 1866
United States President Andrew Johnson declares the Civil War over.