A Bright Future For The Town Of Abbotsford

By May 19, 2014Satire

Abbotsford Post – May 13, 1910.
A Bright Future For The Town Of Abbotsford
Abbotsford has today just as bright prospects as any small town in the Fraser Valley, and there is no doubt the future is to be a golden one. With railroads galore crossing or centering in the town there is no reason why Abbotsford should not be a railroad town of considerable importance, both from a railway and a shipping point of view.

Railways Galore!
It is claimed for Abbotsford that the town will have more railways centering in it than any other burg in the province.

With the help of the University of British Columbia Library’s Digital Initiatives we will be providing a glimpse into our past by occasionally publishing pages from the old Abbotsford Post.

*The Abbotsford Post was published in Abbotsford, in the Fraser Valley from 1910 to 1924. The Post was published and edited by John Alexander Bates, and it was the first paper targeted specifically at the Abbotsford area. The paper has since been bought and sold a number of times.

A more recent version of the Abbotsford Post, owned by Corvus Publishing was published in 2005 and 2006 before being purchased by Canwest and shut down several weeks later.

The snapshots of our past we feature in this section are from the years 1910-1924.

*Pages from the old Abbotsford Post are from the Historical Newspapers site at UBC library and the
reproductions are made possible by UBC Library.

Editor’s Note: To read the page simply click on it and an image will emerge which you can increase to full size with a click of your mouse and scroll up and down in order to read it. Clicking on the date below will take you directly the the archived reproduction in the Digital Initiatives collection.

For the full collection of Snapshots of Our Past look under the ‘Lifestyles’ section or simply click here.

May 27, 2010 Headlines:

Post may13 1910

For the full 4-page edition click here.

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