DOLLARTON is a small community on the north shore of BURRARD INLET at the mouth of INDIAN ARM. There was already one SAWMILL, the VANCOUVER Cedar Mill, on the site in 1916 when the Canadian Robert DOLLAR Co erected a second mill and laid out a village site for its employees. Initially the community was accessible only by boat. In 1918 a rough road was pushed through from N VANCOUVER, and in 1930 the Dollarton Hwy opened. Sawmilling here ended when the Depression forced the closure of both mills...

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