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Blazing The Trail Through The Rockies. by Robinson and Moberly - Paperback - First Edition - 1914 - from Michael's Pride and Joys (SKU: biblio93)

Blazing The Trail Through The Rockies.

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Blazing The Trail Through The Rockies.: "The Story of Walter Moberly and his share in the making of Vancouver

by Robinson and Moberly

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From the stacks (non-circulating) of a library, published as a soft cover and later rebound in this hard cover by the library because of its historical importance toi British Columbia. The sub-title is "The Story of Walter Moberly and his share in the making of Vancouver," and the authors are stated to be Noel Robinson and "THE OLD MAN HIMSELF." Walter Moberly (1832–1915) was a civil engineer and surveyor who played a large role in the early exploration and development of British Columbia, including discovering Eagle Pass, now used by the CPR and the trans-Canada highway.
His laid out the streets for the community of New Westminster and helped construct the Dewdney Trail across the coast range from Hope to the Okanagan and a section of the Cariboo Road to provide access to the gold fields
In 1865, he was appointed Assistant Surveyor General of British Columbia.The book was published in 1915 by the News-Advertiser in Vancouver. It has 118 pages and includes 43 in-text photographs of peoples and places.

Terrific peace of B.C. history


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Blazing The Trail Through The Rockies.
Robinson and Moberly
Octavo large
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
Place of Publication
Vancouver B.C.
Date Published
Making of Vancouver
large octavo

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I am solely disposing of my books at my wife's urging as she wants all gone before I drop off the twig


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