Another greats set of pictures provided by the Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford, B.C. If copies are wanted of any of their photos please refer to their website:
Photograph credited to the Reach Gallery Museum, Abbotsford, B.C.
According to the Reach Gallery Museum the description reads: Group aboard Orion Bowman's sailboat, Argo, out on Sumas Lake. Bowman would sail the Argo out of Sumas Lake via Sumas and Fraser Rivers and as far as Vancouver Island.
Photograph and descriptions credited to the Reach Gallery Museum, British Columbia.
Bowman, family and friends took many trips aboard the "Argo". Ida (Bowman) Campbell chronicled one memorable trip in "The Log of the Argo", available at The Reach. Amongst other things, the Argo was sunk when the Mission bridge swing span closed prematurely but was raised and finished the trip.
Photograph credited to the Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford, British Columbia
Another picture of the "Argo".
Orion Bowman resided in Canada. He operated a Creamery across the border in Canada to accommodate the growing dairy industry locally.