Who and What was a Ditchrider – Part Three – Joseph McKay Bannerman

The third in a series of stories about the men who managed the water at Chestermere Lake, Reservoir #1 of the CPR Western Irrigation Section. The second of our fellows Joseph McKay Bannerman was also born in Scotland and like many young men came to Canada to find work and a new life. Like Mr Ted Staves, he encountered interesting and unusual situations associated with his work at the Lake.  Should CHF do another walking tour of Union Cemetery we will be sure to visit his resting place. Photo taken 1920. Read more here. 

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