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A glimpse of winters past
By David F. Rooney Ah, winter! You can't live in Revelstoke all year-round without being able to at least tolerate it. Sure, it doesn't seem too bad this year. We haven't had seven metres of snow — yet — and while it does seem cold it's not a bone-chilling -30°. So, how do people pass…
To keep things safe, some times we have to make a little mess. Great picture from Ross Campbell of our Columbia Avalanche Program of avalanche control earlier this month. This was taken at the Three Valley section of Highway #1,west Revelstoke, BC. e
B.C. government recognizes 56 historic Japanese-Canadian places | CBC News
The announcement comes on the 75th anniversary of the internment period, when more than 22,000 Japanese-Canadians were forcibly removed from the B.C. coast, and incarcerated in camps in the Interior, and beyond, between 1942 and 1949.
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the Connaught Tunnel on the Canadian Pacific
The Connaught Tunnel under the Selkirk Mountains in southeastern British Columbia near the city of Revelstoke replaced the railway's previous routing over Rogers Pass, which had been struck by several deadly avalanches since its completion in 1885. The 5.022-mile (8.082 km) tunnel takes the CPR main line under Mount Macdonald and at the time was the longest railway tunnel in North America. It was named for the Governor General of Canada–the Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught – who in turn was…
The Camps - Season 1 - Episode 9 of 17 - Mt. Revelstoke
Museum Curator Cathy English tells the story of Mt. Revelstoke Internment Camp in British Columbia. The site is carefully protected by Parks Canada.Featuring...