The New North eBook

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ROUTES OF TRAVEL

ROUTE FROM EDMONTON TO THE ARCTIC VIA THE ATHABASCA AND MACKENZIE RIVER SYSTEMS.

MILES PLACE PASSENGER FREIGHT TARIFF MODE OF TRAVEL TIMES
                                TARIFF per cwt.
  0 Edmonton
100 Athabasca Landing $8.00 $1.00 Mail stage, run by J.M.  Kennedy Twice a week all year round

DOWN RETURN DOWN RETURN
STREAM UPSTREAM STREAM UPSTREAM
0 Athabasca Landing Northern Transportation Co.’s SS.
120 Pelican Rapids $ 7.50 $ 7.50 $ .75 $ .75 Midnight Sun (when business offers) 165 Grand Rapids 10.00 15.00 1.50 1.50 or scows.  From Athabasca Landing
to Grand Rapids.
252 Fort McMurray 20.00 27.50 3.25 3.25 Scows from Grand Rapids to Fort
McMurray
437 Fort Chipewyan 35.00 45.00 4.50 4.50 H.B.  Co’s SS. Grahame (sternwheel 539 Smith’s Landing 45.00 55.00 5.50 5.50 river steamer, 130 ft. x 28 ft.;
accommodates 30 passengers; blankets
supplied; bathroom; meals served 50 From June to
cents each; 150 lbs. baggage free).  August inclusive[1]
From Fort McMurray to Smith’s
Landing.
555 Fort Smith 48.00 58.00 6.25 6.25 H.B.  Co.  Transport, portage by teams
from Smith’s Landing to Fort Smith.
749 Fort Resolution 56.00 68.00 7.25 8.25 H.B.  Co’s SS. Mackenzie River 819 Hay River 59.00 73.00 7.75 9.25 (strong new sternwheel, lake and 869 Fort Rae 62.00 78.00 8.25 10.25 river steamer; accommodates 50 917 Fort Providence 65.00 82.00 8.25 10.25 passengers, same conditions as Grahame 1078 Fort Simpson 73.00 92.00 9.25 12.25 above).  From Fort Smith to Fort 1214 Fort Wrigley 80.00 102.00 10.25 14.25 Macpherson. 1398 Fort Norman 87.00 112.00 11.25 16.25 1572 Fort Good Hope 93.00 122.00 12.25 18.25 1780 Arctic Red River 100.00 130.00 13.00 19.50 1854 Fort Macpherson 103.00 133.00 13.75 21.25
(Peel’s River)

[Footnote 1:  For further particulars regarding dates and rates, application should be made to the Hudson’s Bay Company, Winnipeg; J.K.  Cornwall, M.P.P., of the Northern Transportation Co. at Edmonton; or to A.G.  Harrison, Secretary Edmonton Board of Trade, Edmonton, Alberta.]

ROUTE FROM EDMONTON TO PEACE RIVER, VIA THE ATHABASCA RIVER (UP STREAM), LESSER SLAVE RIVER AND LESSER SLAVE LAKE.

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