Swift Creek station

Feature type: railway station
Province: British Columbia
Location: CNR, head of Canoe River
Swift Creek

Katherine Blackman, Betty Cox, Mrs. Minnard and Mrs. Couture outside Swift Creek station, 1924

The Cranberry Lake post office was changed to Swift Creek in 1918. In 1927, the Canadian National Railway decided to move the Swift Creek railway station and name it Valemount, the “valley in the mountains.”

References:

  • Topping, William. A checklist of British Columbia post offices. Vancouver: published by the author, 7430 Angus Drive, 1983
  • Valemount & Area Museum

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