Rocky Mountain House Museum
Rocky Mountain House, Alberta

Gallery Thumbnail Gallery Stories Contact Us Search

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

The Trail Blazers ready to leave Rocky Mountain House in 1941
1 of 116
E.S. Brett, W. Ellenburgh, C. Bruce, W. Schierholtz, S. Hooker, W. Fisher, Mr. Shaw, Ernie Ross.
2 of 116
Preparing to head out
3 of 116
The Trail Blazers crossing the North Saskatchewan River on the ferry.  Bill Fisher sitting in truck.
4 of 116
Ernie Ross
5 of 116
Mary Ross, Ernie and Lilla's daughter
6 of 116
Road work underway near Horburg in 1939
7 of 116
Trail Blazers on the road to Nordegg
8 of 116
An unimproved road near Rocky Mountain House
9 of 116
The Trail Blazers reach the Reed's Highway Service Garage at Nordegg, Alberta
10 of 116
Not quite ready to go
11 of 116
The way is clear and someone's going back to drive the other car
12 of 116
The Trail Blazers taking a break
13 of 116
Another day, another hill to climb
14 of 116
Two of the Trail Blazers clearing windfall (trees brought down by wind) from a slope
15 of 116
Time to stretch your legs
16 of 116
Checking the map
17 of 116
Using their muscles and physics to clear the way
18 of 116

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Important Notices  
© 2020 All Rights Reserved