Settlers' Effects - Prince George - Environmental, Cultural & Social Change from 1805-1972 - The Crossroads
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The Crossroads
The geographic location of Prince George in the centre of B.C. makes it a natural meeting place for routes traveling north-south and east-west through the province.

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The G.T.P. Railway (1900 - 1910) - The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway was completed in 1914 and linked Winnipeg to Prince Rupert by rail.

The G.T.P. Railway (1911 and 1912) - The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway was completed in 1914 and linked Winnipeg to Prince Rupert by rail.

The G.T.P. Railway (1913 Part I) - The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway was completed in 1914 and linked Winnipeg to Prince Rupert by rail.

The G.T.P. Railway (1913 Part II) - The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway was completed in 1914 and linked Winnipeg to Prince Rupert by rail.

The G.T.P. Railway (1914) - The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway was completed in 1914 and linked Winnipeg to Prince Rupert by rail.

The G.T.P. Railway (1915 - 1965) - The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway was completed in 1914 and linked Winnipeg to Prince Rupert by rail.

The P.G.E. Railway - Sometimes dubbed 'Prince George Eventually', the Pacific Great Eastern Railway was promised in 1912, but never reached Prince George until 1952.

Highway 16 - Constructed in the 1950s, this highway links Northern B.C. from Prince Rupert to the Alberta boarder.

Highway 97 and the Hart Highway - Beginning as the Cariboo Wagon Road in the 1850s, Highway 97 and the Hart Highway have become the major transportation routes to Northern B.C.



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