Photograph of Big Pete


Photograph of Big Pete

Unknown photographer

Regular price $35.00 Sale

Kalil (Big Pete) Farah, an immigrant from Syria, arrived in the New Liskeard area around 1900. An ambitious young man, he built the Canada Hotel in New Liskeard, had mineral claims in Cobalt, and built a hydro plant to supply New Liskeard with its electricity. The power plant was located at what is still referred to as Pete's Dam.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: n/a
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1907
  • Place Published: New Liskeard, ON
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    One 10 x 14 cm b&w photo on 13 x 16 cm cream paper on 20 x 25 cm board. Photo labeled "Big Pete & Outfit New Liskeard 1907." Some wear to edges and a few faint spots to board. This is an action shot with two horses and man driving the cart.

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