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

Road work underway near Horburg in 1939
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Two of the Trail Blazers clearing windfall (trees brought down by wind) from a slope
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Time to stretch your legs
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Checking the map
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Someday this will be a piece of the David Thompson Highway
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Climbing higher
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Slowly, but surely, we'll get there
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Shovelling is hard work
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Two of theTrail Blazers block the back wheels of the truck as it is winched up the slope
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How far do you think we'll get today?
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Chevrolet sedan stuck in the White Goat River
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Father McKenzie in front of the Trail Blazers vehicles, at Saskatchewan River Trading Post
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Dave Edwards and Stan Hooker
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Chevrolet sedan and the truck
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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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