Tags » Grand Trunk Pacific

April 10, 1915 - Fort George trading post closes doors after over a century of service

It was the end of an era.

This week in 1915, the Hudson’s Bay Company closed, for good, its old “Fort George” trading post near the junction of the Fraser and Nechako Rivers. 471 more words

This Week In History

This Week in History (1915): "Mail by rail" arrives in Prince George

During the last week of February, 1915, citizens of Prince George and other communities along the one-year-old Grand Trunk Pacific rail line from Edmonton to Prince Rupert received welcome news: mail cars would now be a regular part of all trains running east and west, a development that meant faster, more reliable mail service to and from Northern British Columbia. 183 more words

This Week In History

To share or not so share...

Since her subject is “To share or not to share…” so I thought it would be a good idea to do just that!   It’s always good to share when you run across good advice. 85 more words


More Grand Trunk Pacific Photos -- 1913

I’d really like to be able to give you a description of the exact location of these photos or even better, who’s in them… But it’s all a mystery! 50 more words


Lest We Forget April 29 and 30, 1913

These days must have been tough on Clem and the other Grand Truck guys. I can just imagine what it must have been like for him; 2,000 miles from home, no work, no income… At least it was getting warmer! 118 more words


Lest We Forget March 19th and 20th, 1913

Long time away form blogging! Lots to catch up with…

Here’s the page from Wednesday March 19, 1913 Thursday, March 20, 1913. The entry for the 19th is short and the end of the entry for the 20th is at the bottom so I combined them on this page. 168 more words


I've never said, "...a little warmer about 15 below..." !!!

Below is the diary entry for January 14, 1913. There are a few words on this page that I can’t figure out, but I’ve come as close as I can. 157 more words