Settlers' Effects - McBride - Environmental, Cultural & Social Change from 1805-1972 - A Fertile Valley
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A Fertile Valley
Moving goods in and out of the fertile Robson Valley was difficult, but its rich resources gave the early settlers an advantage.

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Trapping - The first settlers around McBride were trappers moving their way past the Thompson River.

Agriculture - When the railway came through in 1914, people lined up to homestead land in the valley.

Valley Settlers (1900 - 1939) - Many different people called the Robson Valley their home.

Valley Settlers (1940 - 1965) - Many different people called the Robson Valley their home.

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