History · Vancouver

Ouch!

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Luckily this sad accident wouldn’t happen today, but 120 years ago stumping was quite common and the blasted stumps caused havoc with roads and streetcar lines… from the Vancouver World, 1913.

And here’s a Stumping Powder box from James Island just off Sidney on Vancouver Island.

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