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Redwater, Alberta

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When Oil Hit Redwater

 
The influx of new familes during the oil boom created overcrowding for the schools in Redwater.
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Group school picture of students who had to attend school at the National Hall in Redwater.
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Mrs. Rose Strembiski's grade 2 class at Ufford School, ready to go skating.
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Large enrollment in Ufford School Redwater Review September 24, 1949
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Cpl. James S. Brandon, Royal Canadian Mounted Police  head of the first detachment  in Redwater.
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Cpl. James S. Brandon with one of the first Constables to serve in Redwater.
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First R.C.M.P. Detachment in Redwater.
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Brandon family photo.
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A view of Redwater looking north from the Railway tracks.
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The Garage built  at the beginning of Boom-time in Redwater, Alberta
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Part of the new townsite of Redwater south of the Railway tracks.
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Imperial Oil Offices on skids in Redwater, AB.
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Skid houses being erected to house the oil workers and families.
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Redwater town council - 1949
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Redwater touted as the largest hamlet in North America.
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Ceremony to open the Discovery Well . M.L.A Peter Chaba at the mike with Premier Manning looking on.
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Redwater Review article about the first oil well drilled in Redwater.
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Drilling for oil in Redwater.
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