“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 Field, British Columbia

The old Baldwin #7717 Steam Locomotive image, Touch for more information
By Barry Swackhamer, August 21, 2009
The old Baldwin #7717 Steam Locomotive
1British Columbia (Columbia-Shuswap), Field — Baldwin #7717 Steam Locomotive
[English] Baldwin #7717 Steam Locomotive This Baldwin 2-6-0 mogul steam engine – builders #7717 – road #6 – 36" gauge locomotive, was built for the North Western Coal & Navigation Co. in 1885. It was originally used . . . Map (db m44339) HM
2British Columbia (Columbia-Shuswap), Field — Kicking Horse PassLe Col du Cheval-Qui-Rue
First recorded in the report of the Palliser expedition of 1857-60, this pass takes its name from an incident in which Dr. James Hector, surgeon in the expedition, was kicked by his horse while exploring in this vicinity. The pass was virtually . . . Map (db m74545) HM
3British Columbia (Columbia-Shuswap), Field — Mount Stephen House: The Early Years/Les premières annéesDiscovering the Canadian Alps / À la découverte des Alpes canadiennes
[English] Take a look across the river. A century ago, an elegant hotel dominated this view. Now just a memory, Mount Stephen House was the first in a series of “Grand Hotels” built by the Canadian Pacific Railway. The CPR . . . Map (db m203580) HM
4British Columbia (Columbia-Shuswap), Field — Mount Stephen House: The Heyday/Les beaux joursA Worthy Stop on the Transcontinental/Un arrêt qui en vaut la peine le long de la Transcontinentale
[English] In 1901, Mount Stephen Reserve was enlarged and became Yoho Park Reserve. The following year, Mount Stephen House was also expanded and now featured a rotunda, a huge dining room, a theatre and 60 rooms. Word got out . . . Map (db m203581) HM
5British Columbia (Columbia-Shuswap), Field — Mount Stephen House: The Later Years/Les dernières annéesA Gathering Place for Mountain Lovers / Un lieu de rencontre pour les amoureux de la montagne
[English] It was not my intention to have passed any great time at Field, yet I was detained there by the force of its attraction… the views from Field are fine and the excursions that can be made in the neighbourhood are . . . Map (db m203582) HM
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Sep. 30, 2022