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The Trail Blazers and the Cavalcades: Proving the Need for the David Thompson Highway

Ernie Ross' Model A Ford Roadster stuck in the Cline River. Mt. Stelfox is on the right.
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Chevrolet sedan stuck in the White Goat River
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Kootenay Plains and Trail Blazers, with Mt. Abraham on the right
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Trail Blazers on the Kootenay Plains, circa 1946
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Opening of the David Thompson Bridge at Rocky Mountain House, February 1946
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Father McKenzie in front of the Trail Blazers vehicles, at Saskatchewan River Trading Post
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Bridge over the Siffleur River, with Excoelis Mountain behind
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Crossing the North Saskatchewan River, July 1959
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Chevrolet sedan and the truck
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Trail widening
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Easy motoring across the Kootenay Plains
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Main Street, Rocky Mountain House
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Trail Blazers at Whirlpool Point, Bill Schierholtz on left, Ernie Ross on right
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Ernie  Ross receives a plaque from the Ford Motor Company
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Stan Hooker sitting in his 1948 Chevrolet Fleetmaster in front of Edward's Garage on Main Street
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Mayor Jack Edgerton shaking Ernie Ross' hand prior to a parade
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Art Bott backing up his jeep
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Art Bott wearing his tri-corner hat and vest
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