Kaslo on Kootenay Lake, north of Nelson, was a favoured location for agriculture and was able to grow first class cherries. United Litho & Ptg of Rochester, New York, produced these cards as “stock” cards to be used by such events as the Cherry Fair in Kaslo.
A collection of tinted photographs depict, “A land of vineyards and orchards, known for its fertility as the “Garden of British Columbia,” and reached by the C.P.R Main Line by a branch running from Sicamous Junction. The climate of the Okanagan is wonderfully mild, and the district is famous for its apples, grown in tremendous quantities and shipped to all parts of the world.”
Valentine and Company produce a number of “Picturesque” albums popular among tourist impressive to possible immigrants to Canada.