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

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

Rocky Mountain House Museum

The David Thompson Highway was named after the fur trader, surveyor and map maker. A Ford dealer named Ernie Ross and a group of Rocky Mountain businessmen, later known as the Trail Blazers, set out to prove to the Alberta Minister of Highways that their...

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