Pomeroy Inn & Suites Dawson Creek
Travel Blogs from Dawson Creek
... to move supplies and troops. Also the air fields along the route could be serviced. The construction was nothing short of miraculous and the rough road was cut in one year. Over 17,000 troops and civilians worked on the highway under grueling conditions. The roads completion was a big morale booster for the entire country as well.
Signed, Alcan ...
... She is sluggish going up hill (or is that Nick)...but we make it at our own pace.
Today was the group picture like I said and at least we got that in to commemorate our start at the beginning.
The construction of this highway put Dawson Creek on the map and during its start of construction the town went from 500 to 10,000. Farmers put up tent cities on their properties to house the workers.
This area is known ...
... unless you
had a hat with mosquito netting like beekeepers. They had no insect repellent.
It didn’t appear that they had a problem with malaria like they did when
building the Panama Canal. I think those conditions were much worse although
here in Alaska you had to deal with the extreme cold. The mud and muskeg that they had to deal with in Alaska was unbelievable. All the equipment took a beating due to the cold and the mud. ...
... t all desolate, however, lots of logging camps, oil rigs, and wild life. The economy is booming up here (you can tell by all the new pick-em-up-trucks) and the animals. On the drive so far, we have seen a caribou with two babies, a bear with two babies, and lots of deer who were just babies. I don't know what the locals are doing, other than buying pickup trucks, but you can sure tell what the animals are doing. All creatures in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center