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Northern Alberta Railways extended westward into British Columbia from Grande Prairie in Alberta, with two large timber trestles near the west end.  This is Bissette Creek at mileage 131.5 on the eastern edge of the village of Pouce Coupé, with the thrice weekly wayfreight No. 51 with GP9 206 handling three ballast loads and four empties and caboose 13006 on xxxxxx 1977-09-21.  In another 3.2 miles, they will encounter the second big trestle, over Dawson Creek, and 3.3 miles more the city of Dawson Creek.
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Caption: Northern Alberta Railways extended westward into British Columbia from Grande Prairie in Alberta, with two large timber trestles near the west end. This is Bissette Creek at mileage 131.5 on the eastern edge of the village of Pouce Coupé, with the thrice weekly wayfreight No. 51 with GP9 206 handling three ballast loads and four empties and caboose 13006 on xxxxxx 1977-09-21. In another 3.2 miles, they will encounter the second big trestle, over Dawson Creek, and 3.3 miles more the city of Dawson Creek.

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Ken Perry [35] (more) (contact)
Date: 1977-09-21 (search)
Railway: Northern Alberta Railways (search)
Reporting Marks: NA 206 (search)
Train Symbol: No. 51 (search)
Subdivision/SNS: Grande Prairie sub. (search)
City/Town: Pouce Coupé (search)
Province: Alberta (search)
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One Comment
  1. Amazing shot Ken, that’s quite the scene!

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