On the right, across the narrowed throat of the Crowsnest Pass, Sentinel Mountain, point-guard for the south stretching Flathead Range, fills the viewers south-east quadrant as it rises to 8,000 feet behind nearby Island Ridge.
Invisible in the trees, an old path winds away to the south-west, passing the base of the highest mountain in the region, Ptolemy, into whose 9,234 foot-high crags an RCAF Dakota slammed on January 23rd, 1946, killing all seven aboard.
Ultimately, when William Cornelius Van Horne came to finalize the route in May of 1882, he ran it through the Kicking Horse Pass, half way between Flemings two choices. In February of 1896, the Alberta Railway and Coal Company (AR&C) announced that it had the finances in place to extend its line west from Lethbridge through the Crowsnest Pass and on to Kootenay Lake. Both the AR&C and its antecedent, the North Western Coal & Navigation Company (NWC&N), had periodically declared intent to fulfill their railroads chartered mandate to lay steel into the Kootenays, but, having in 1885 completed its three-foot gauge line, the Turkey Track, from the CPR Mainline near Medicine Hat to Coal Banks, as Lethbridge was then known, the outfit had laid aside its hammers and seemed content to concentrate on mining coal.
Besides, even though Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt and son Elliott Torrance Galt, directors of the AR&C, were tight with the Conservative party then ensconced on the federal seat of power, the opinion in Ottawa was that such a nationally important project as a railway to the raw wealth of southern British Columbia should not be left to what was, after all, a small company. C.s Kootenay and Boundary districts were leaking away into the United States at an ever increasing rate, CP announced to its shareholders that management was seriously considering building a line through the Crows Nest Pass. Eagle in Gill-Queens University Press, Montréal, 1989), the Company leased the Turkey Track for a millennium less a year.
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posted 2002/02/02 revised 2010/10/18 Into Alberta Running Rails into the Pass Crowsnest Lake Train Hold-up at Sentinel King Coal The Municipality Into Coleman International Coal and Coke and Early Coleman MLaren Lumber Company Blairmore20th Avenue The Village of Blairmore Blairmores mine The Big Strike and Reds Blairmores secondary industries The Town of Blairmore Blairmore tonight Frank The little empire of Henry Luplin Frank Then the Turtle walked The Smelter Side trip to Lille Leaving Frank Early Bellevue and the West Canadian Collieries mine Maple Leaf Coal Company Bellevue and the end of Mining Shoot out at Joes Detour through Hillcrest Passburg, Police Flats and the Leitch Collieries Into Alberta Possibly coffeed at the Inn on the Border between Alberta and British Columbia at Crowsnest, travellers eastbound turn right out of that establishments access road to retake the Crowsnest Highway, the No. Welcome to Sunny Alberta reads the first sign. From the middle of the westbound lanes rail of this narrowish 1964 span, the photographers eye is drawn off north-easterly down the Railways alignment as it commences to curl itself along the northern shores of Island and, beyond it, Crowsnest, Lake.
Allen, Barry Potyondi, Brian Dawson, Harold Freyer, Jackie Takacs, the Crowsnest Historical Society, and the East Kootenay Historical Society.