Theme: Trails & Rivers
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Mandan Trail Web / PDF Vol. I, Page 5
The explorer LaVérendrye used the Mandan Trail on his expedition in 1738 to visit the Mandan villages along the Missouri, thus the trail quite possibly existed prior to the fur trade era.
Captain Large and the Empress of Ireland Web / PDF Vol. II, Page 44
A Homemade Steamboat Plies the Souris River ...1909-1913
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By Ships, Trains and Ox-Carts Web / PDF Vol. V, Page 7
A look at the routes taken from Ontario to Maniotba's Southwest Corner
Mr. Logan Comes To Lauder Web / PDF Vol. V, Page 8
The journey of one of Lauder's founding fathers.
The Three Bridges at Riverside Web / PDF Vol. V, Page 10
This well-used crossing of the Souris River has seen a few changes.
Dunseith Trail Web / PDF Vol. I, Page 35
The prohibition of beverage alcohol in the early 1900s paved the way for one of the area's most colourful chapters of thrill and intrigue.
Sam Heaslip - The "Stage Coach" Mailman Web / PDF Vol. IV, Page 17
In the early 1880’s the main road from Old Deloraine to Brandon was the Heaslip Trail named for Sam Heaslip who established the trail and used it to deliver the mail.
Old Melita Trail Web / PDF Vol. I , Page 24
It is likely that the trail was first created by the surveyors who travelled the area between 1879 and 1880, marking out the land into townships (blocks of 36 square miles).
The Halfway House Web / PDF Vol. IV, Page 21
When you discover that your homestead happens to be in the right location, and you don’t mind some company from time to time, why not go into the business?
From Trails to Rails Web / PDF Vol. IV , Page 19
Whole villages like Deloraine, Waubeesh and Wassawa were moved to new locations when the rail line passed them by.
The Souris River in Manitoba - A Pictorial Essay
Captain Large & the Empress of Ireland (pdf)
A Coulter blacksmith buit a prairie steamship
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