Archive of posts tagged "fraser river"

Instagram Worthy: Alexandra Bridge

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If you’ve ever been on a road trip through the Fraser Canyon then you’ve been past Spuzzum, the notoriously tiny town along Highway 1 that you can literally miss if you blink. Just past Spuzzum, 3.4km up the road to be exact, you’ll find Alexandra Bridge Provincial Park, and one of the most Instagram-worthy photo […]

Fraser Valley Flood of 1948

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Fraser Valley Flood of 1948 – Local History and Photography. On this day (May 28) in 1948, the Fraser Valley Flood took its grip on the community, causing an estimated $20 million in damages (equal to over $210 million in 2010)

Rocky Mountaineer to Ashcroft

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This morning I set out on the Rocky Mountaineer train with a group of media traveling to Echo Valley Ranch. While the train was simply our selected mode of transport up the Fraser Canyon into the Chilcotin Cariboo region of BC, it was well-worth photographing and documenting the experience. Departing from the Rocky Mountaineer station […]

New Pattullo Bridge Plans

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The Pattullo Bridge is long overdue for an upgrade and Translink has recently announced a set of preview events so that the public can review the proposed plans. Photo credit: waferboard on Flickr Open House: September 14th from 5:30pm to 8:30pm Chuck Baillie Community Centre at 13458-107A Avenue, Surrey September 21st from 5:30pm to 8:30pm […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Derby Reach

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We’d head out to Derby Reach as a family on a Sunday afternoons cruising past farms on back country roads, in those years before Walnut Grove had a space station movie theatre. Photo credit: sashafatcat on Flickr Derby Reach is tucked away along the Fraser River between Walnut Grove (Langley) and Fort Langley, which makes […]