Hogan Creek

Feature type: Creek (1)
Province: British Columbia
Location: Flows SW into McLennan River
Latitude: 52°52’00”
Longitude: 119°22’00”
NTS map: 83D/14
Official name listed at BC Geographical Names

During the construction of the Grand Trunk Pacific and the Canadian Northern Pacific railways in the 1910s, contractor Denny (or “Dinny”) Hogan had a camp below Overlander Falls, on both sides of the Fraser River. But is he associated with the naming of this creek?

References:

  • Personal correspondence.
  • Wheeler, Marilyn. The Robson Valley Story. McBride, B.C.: Robson Valley Story Group, 1979
  • Yellowhead Pass and its people. Valemount, B.C.: Valemount Historic Society, 1984
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