Carving the Western Path: Routes to Remember

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R.G. (Bob) Harvey tells the stories of the road through the Okanagan Valley, the highway alongside Kootenay Lake and the Crows Nest Railway. He also looks at how the challenge of moving people and cars over water was met, from river ferries running on human power or the force of the current to the 1,000-hp ferries on Interior lakes.

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Overview

R.G. (Bob) Harvey tells the stories of the road through the Okanagan Valley, the highway alongside Kootenay Lake and the Crows Nest Railway. He also looks at how the challenge of moving people and cars over water was met, from river ferries running on human power or the force of the current to the 1,000-hp ferries on Interior lakes.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781894974172
  • Publisher: Heritage House Publishing Company, Limited
  • Publication date: 10/1/2006
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction     7
The Road Down the Valley     9
The Road Up the Lake     37
The Crows Nest Railway     55
Weather and Roads in British Columbia     70
The Other B.C. Ferries     104
The Trek of the Huscrofts in 1891     132
Turning an Engineer into an Author     162
List of Events of Historical Relevance     169
Road Bulletin of the Automobile Club of Southern California, June 1, 1927     173
Notes     175
Bibliography     183
Index     185
Photo Credits     190
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