Mountain Road. Inside taken on the same date. Photo taken from the second of the three galleries within St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church which was designed and built by Father Ruh within eleven months between 1924 and 1925.
Young workers assisting Father Ruh in the excavation of the basement of the Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Father Ruh and a worker stand with shovel in the centre of the photo. Walter Michalchyshyn stands with a friend beside the cement pillar on the right. Walter wears the whiter striped shirt.
The beginning of the construction of the church in Portage la Prairie. Young workers excavating the basement of the Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Father Ruh stands left of centre, above the others. Walter Michalchyshyn, wearing the white striped shirt, pushes a wheel barrow, in the centre of the photo.
Mountain Road Church. Volunteer workers posing with Father Ruh who leans on his level, beside several children in front of the Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, during early stages in the construction. Mike Sawchuk stands on the first level of scaffolding above the wall, the eighth man from the right, wearing his carpenter’s apron.