Waiting for the parade outside McBride’s Service Station in 1961. (Photo courtesy of the Chemainus Valley Museum)

Waiting for the parade outside McBride’s Service Station in 1961. (Photo courtesy of the Chemainus Valley Museum)

Waiting for the Parade 1961

McBride’s Service Station an ideal vantage point

Waiting for the parade outside McBride’s Service Station in 1961.

Robert McBride was the owner of the service station, followed by his widow Dorothy McBride, then nephew Pat Allester, Roy Bell and Jim Myers.

Dan Myers became famous as the station’s longtime owner until his recent retirement. Terry and Linda Dockrill are the current owners.

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