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The Trail Blazers and the Cavalcades: Proving the Need for the David Thompson Highway
Images: Buildings & Structures

The Trail Blazers ready to leave Rocky Mountain House in 1941
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E.S. Brett, W. Ellenburgh, C. Bruce, W. Schierholtz, S. Hooker, W. Fisher, Mr. Shaw, Ernie Ross.
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Preparing to head out
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The North Saskatchewan River and train trestle with ferry cable support tower
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The ferry at Rocky Mountain House
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Imperial Oil Gas Station at Saunders, Alberta
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The Trail Blazers reach the Reed's Highway Service Garage at Nordegg, Alberta
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Another day, another hill to climb
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The inside of a Sundance Lodge, on the Kootenay Plains
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Trail Blazers camp at Whitegoat Creek
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A Sundance Lodge, on the Kootenay Plains
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Saskatchewan River Trading Post closed for the season
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Canadian Pacific Railroad bridge at Rocky Mountain House, Alberta
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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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Dave Edwards facing camera, holding microphone
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