Namu

I is for Ice House

Two men brave the chill of the cold storage area at Namu Cannery, BC ca. 1940. Big blocks of ice were also stored in a little known part of the Gulf of Georgia Cannery plant. Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society Archives, G2005.063.001q.

V is for Valentine

Was there more than fish in the air? Canneries were known to attract young, single workers which could lead to all sorts of fun, as seen here at Namu, BC in the mid-1950s. Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society Archives, 2000.001.003.128.