Ron Schmidt's Page # 2

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Muriel Havard (now Cameron), May 1979
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Jan Kaplicky  (deceased) & Muriel Havard, May, 1979
Ron's reflection visible in mirror over Jan's shoulder
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 A junior milkshake for a junior unknown miss in Cassiar Snack Bar, circa 1978
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 Donny Fulmer on snow removal duty in Quartz Creek, 1976
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 Schmoo Daze characters in full costume, 1981.
Gerry Gramek, Nadine McGinley, Helen Read (now Vander Welle), Brian Chandler, Christine Normand & Wayne Mayell
Wayne wrote: Just to keep the record straight, we not only won best costume that year, but we won it all 5 years we entered an outhouse! On the other hand, the only time we ever came in anything but last in the foot race with our outhouse was when the wheels literally fell off the competition.
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 Raymond McPhee clowning around with dentures.
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Three of the hardrock miners who helped blast a slope into the top of Table Mountain in the fall and early winter of 1972. Their efforts eventually led to the establishment of the Erickson Gold operation. Identities unknown.
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Glen Hope (deceased), one of the first white men to settle in the Cassiar area in the 1930s. Taken in the late 1970s.
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Early construction of the Cusak (?) gold mill not far from Quartz Creek, early winter of 1984 (?).
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John Alton after a rough day at the office (either a shovel or front-end loader operator on the hill) in the late 1970s.
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Steve "Crunch" Kenny, posing alongside his pride-and-joy, a 1948 (?) Chevy sedan which actually had one of the earliest automatic transmissions. Circa 1980.
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Jimmy McIntrye pulling a "double-shift", late 1970s.
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Donny Fulmer getting ready to pull some unlucky driver out of a snowbank, late 1970s.
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Jessica and Damion Cameron, mid- to late-1970s.
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Donny Fulmer takes it on the chin from a young Troy Hope. Circa 1976.

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Schmoo Daze snowmobile races, circa 1977.
Standing: "Brother" Lloyd Caithcart (sp?), Don Lyster partially obscured by Valdemar Isidoro.

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Schmoo Daze frivolity during snowfall, 1978. Brian Chandler (?), Wayne Mayell, Jeanie Hochhausen, "Bestos" the Schmoo Daze Mascot (Ass "bestos"), unknown, Rolly Grimm
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Raven's-eye view of the tailings pile, late 1970s or early 1980s.
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Hockey game in the Cassiar arena, late 1970s.
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Billy Elsner takes Katie Barshanger (sp?) for a ride on Atan Lake, near McDame Post. Late 1970s.
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Bob Watson, bus driver to Watson Lake, 1975-1981
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Jan Kaplicky (deceased)

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 Muriel Havard

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 Bill Riddle (deceased)
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Marie Anderson decorating a cake.
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Irene Anderson playing "500-up" at McDame Post, 1978
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 Tim McCarroll, 1975
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 Ron Schmidt during Highway #37 upgrade, 1978-9
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 Glenn Hope (deceased), Quartz Creek, 1972 
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Eighteen-wheeler crossing the old Quartz Creek Bridge in dusty conditions. June 1980. A real safety hazard. Single lane traffic only and the trucks had to keep up their speed to make it up the hill!
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Bill Elsner & Ron Scmidt playing lamplight poker at Atan Lake near McDame Post. June 1980
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Pene Kenny, July 1976
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Tonya Hope, August 1980
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Jack Worsell (sp?) showing off his outdoors shaving technique. Note the snow! March 1981
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Dorothy Chambers (nee Young) and Ron Schmidt in the "big house" at Quartz Creek, 1980.
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Building a log cabin the old fashioned way. Jack Worsell (sp?),  Monty Sveen & ? 
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Raven's eye view of the plant site, July 1980
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Double Rainbow over Cassiar Road, August 1980

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