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Remnants of 12 inch Doukhobor waterline and trestles along McPhee Creek, across from Thrums, British Columbia.

Remnants of 12 inch Doukhobor waterline and trestles along McPhee Creek, across from Thrums, British Columbia.

The Doukhobors of British Columbia

The Doukhobors of British Columbia

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Russian way of life: Doukhobor heritage lives on in southeast British Columbia | Deseret News

Russian way of life: Doukhobor heritage lives on in southeast British Columbia

Wooden Water Pipe about 5' in diameter, once took water from Nooksack Creek, Washington. Since replaced with steel

Wooden Water Pipe about in diameter, once took water from Nooksack Creek, Washington. Since replaced with steel

Eight-foot long sections of hollowed out wooden waterlines, beleived to be about 130 years old, made by the Michigan Pipe Works, are shown after being dug up at the new library site at Center and Jefferson.

Eight-foot long sections of hollowed out wooden waterlines, beleived to be about 130 years old, made by the Michigan Pipe Works, are shown after being dug up at the new library site at Center and Jefferson.

Old wood-stave pipes still in use to divert Carpenter Creek to the Silversmith Powerhouse in Sandon, British Columbia.

Old wood-stave pipes still in use to divert Carpenter Creek to the Silversmith Powerhouse in Sandon, British Columbia.

Doukhobors are a sect of Russian dissenters, many of whom now live in western Canada. They are known for a radical pacifism which brought them notoriety during the 20th century. Today, their descendants in Canada number approximately 20,000, with one third still active in their culture.

Group of Doukhobors in Glade, British Columbia in 1905

Antique Wooden Water Pipe Survivor, Victoria, Pacific Northwest. The first hollowed out log type pipe started to be used in the 1850s.

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With a loose plan and 4 days off a friend and I set off to ride as much of the old Kettle Valley Railway (and Columbia and Western Railway) as.

During Canada 2011 Census, 2,290 persons in Canada (1,860 in British Columbia, 200 in Alberta, 185 in Saskatchewan, and 25 in Ontario) identified their religious affiliation as Doukhobor. Most are in the area of Grand Forks, B.C. See George Woodcock and Ivan Avakumovic, The Doukhobors (Faber and Faber, 1968), and Ian Morfitt, “Naked City,” Fortean Times, no. 119 (Feb. 1999).

During Canada 2011 Census, 2,290 persons in Canada (1,860 in British Columbia, 200 in Alberta, 185 in Saskatchewan, and 25 in Ontario) identified their religious affiliation as Doukhobor. Most are in the area of Grand Forks, B.C. See George Woodcock and Ivan Avakumovic, The Doukhobors (Faber and Faber, 1968), and Ian Morfitt, “Naked City,” Fortean Times, no. 119 (Feb. 1999).

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