“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Bulkley-Nechako, British Columbia

Grand Trunk Pacific Railway — Last Spike image, Touch for more information
Unknown via British Columbia Archives (Public domain), April 7, 1914
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway — Last Spike
1 British Columbia, Bulkley-Nechako, Fort Fraser — Grand Trunk Pacific
The last spike in Canada's second trans-continental railroad was driven near this site on April 7, 1914. The Grand Trunk Pacific became the most important factor in the dvelopment of Central British Columbia. However, financial problems plagued the . . . Map (db m187999) HM
2 British Columbia, Bulkley-Nechako, Southbank — Ootsa Lake Nechako Reservoir
In 1952, the Kenney Dam was constructed on the Nechako River to service the new Alcan aluminum smelter at Kitimat, resulting in the creation of the Nechako Reservoir and the relocation of over 75 families. The damming also linked the rivers and . . . Map (db m8855) HM
3 British Columbia, Bulkley-Nechako, Telkwa — Overland Telegraph
Perry Collins, an American, envisioned a land route to link America and Asia by telegraph. All attempts to lay a cable across the Atlantic had failed. Western Union had completed 800 miles northerly from New Westminster in 1865-66, when the ocean . . . Map (db m187980) HM
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Oct. 2, 2023