Transportation--British Columbia--History



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Dorothy and Pete Smith interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [197-] SUMMARY: An oral history interview with Pete and Dorothy Smith about life in the Peace River country during the 1930s. They homesteaded at Cecil Lake. They talk about the trip to Cecil Lake from Saskatchewan, homesteading, hardships, other settlers, improvements in the area, and rafting on the Peace River.

From the mountains to the sea : Trail of gold

SUMMARY: "Trail of Gold", number 8 in the series, recalls the coming of Simon Fraser and the story of the Cariboo Gold Rush -- but more particularly, the results of the gold rush, such as the Cariboo Road, inns, stagecoaches, freight wagons, pack trains, etc. Techniques of gold mining. The story of Barkerville. Voices heard include: Annie York, Rose Baker, Nellie Baker, R.T. Crosby, Captain Norman Evans-Atkinson, Gus Milliken, A.W. Ludditt, Roddy Moffat, Art Phair, Tom Carolan, Bryson Patenaude, Martin Starret, and Albert Drinkell.