Historic photo brought back memories

Father featured in Summerland Museum photo of log sleigh.

Regarding “The Early Years” photo in the Oct. 18 edition, the man standing on the load of logs is my dad, George Dunsdon (second youngest of Harry “Pop” Dunsdon’s family of seven.)

Dad was the log sleigh driver for the family while the other boys did the falling and skidding.

I recall riding on the logs with dad when I was about four or five years old, much against mom’s wishes.

It was quite a ride down the steep roads, as the horses sat back on their haunches to hold back the heavy load — a thrill I will never forget.

Ron Dunsdon

 

Penticton

 

 

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