Stonebridge Dawson Creek
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... built on the Alcan, and the longest span. The original bridge collapsed in 1957, replaced by the current bridge in 1960.
Took a detour off the main highway to look at Kiskatinaw Bridge, on the old Alcan. The only remaining timber bridge built on the Alcan still in use today, built 1942, amazing as it curves 9 degrees along its 162 metre length. 500,000 board feet of creosoted BC fir used, shipped from the coast. Stopped at ...
... in a few spots but Alan got us through it. We stopped in Calgary for the Stampede. It can be compared to a State Fair with a rodeo. Everyone wears cowboy gear even the local newscasters. I think I will have to rename the blog to "Mike and Doug's Misadventures". When we arrived at the campground in Calgary, Mike discovered that his car battery was dead. Doug has been giving Mike. Hard time for not driving a Ford(big shock). When ...
... on many of the light poles - each depicting various local scenes or activities.
On Monday (day 9) all of us went to the Mile 0 pole (which is smack dab in the middle of the intersection of two main streets down town) to have our picture taken. We visited the local museum and were educated on the building of the ALCAN. Below is my summation of the information from the museum about the ALCAN - skip to the * if you will be bored by the history:
So, Japan ...
Woke up at 4:30 this morning and the sun was already up! So this meant another early start and we were looking forward to another early end to our driving.
Had very heavy fog while descending to the Peace River Bridge. This bridge is the longest span on the Alaskan Highway.
Well, things don't always go as planned when on a 2 lane highway with no alternate ...
... br> We got to Dawson Creek around lunch, so in the afternoon, we took a side trip to Chetwynd. Chetwynd is famous for its chain-saw sculptures. They have a contest every June. Chain saw artists are invited (and only 12 are invited) to come and participate. These sculptures line the streets and they are amazing. There must be about a hundred of ...