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Rose Lake BC

Bits and Pieces . . .

  • When photographer Frank Swannell arrived in Rose Lake on the evening of April 30, 1914, the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway grade was in flood condition due to the Bulkley River. The train he was on was derailed twice.

  • In January of 1914, A.D. McAllister opened the first post office in Rose Lake. It later closed in September of that same year.

  • Rose Lake Residents in 1945
    NOTE: These names were collected from various sources. The list should in no way be considered complete and accurate.

    Bidwell Mrs. E - Postmistress
    Clegg James - Retired
    Cramner Arthur - Farmer
    Cramner Charles - Farmer
    Fulton James - Farmer
    Mann Frank - Section Foreman C N R
    Miller Gustave - Farmer
    Mould Ernest - Section Man C N R
    Mould John - Farmer
    Mould Robert - Farmer
    O'Donnell W - Farmer
    Payne Ernest - Farmer
    Ross Jean -
    Rowland Edward - Active Service
    Sturgeon Dave - Farmer
    Sturgeon Nevelen - Farmer