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

Opening of the David Thompson Bridge at Rocky Mountain House, February 1946
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Ernie  Ross receives a plaque from the Ford Motor Company
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Mayor Helen Hunley at the podium for the Dedication of Mt. Ernest Ross
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Dedication of Mount Ernest Ross
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Bob Ross (center) flanked by sisters Josephine and Mary, with Mom Lilla Ross on the right
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The crowd gathered for the dedication ceremony to name Mt. Ernest Ross
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A. J. Hooke, M.L.A. reads from Ernest Ross' biography
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Bob Ross, Lilla (Mrs. Ernie) Ross, Mary Ross, Josie Fitzgerald (nee Ross)
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Magnus Oppel speaks at the official dedication of the David Thompson Highway
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Cameron Kirby speaks at the dedication ceremony for the Trail Blazers' cairn.  Right: Hazel Chambers
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Reveal of the Trail Blazers' cairn. Betty Ross, Betty Nigro (Brett), Hazel Chambers, Rev. Cunningham
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