Bend

British Columbia. Railway point
On CNR near Fraser River, NW of Dome Creek
53°46’00” N 121°04’00” W — Map 93H/14 — GoogleGeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1911 (GTP map)
Name officially adopted in 1959
Official in BCCanada
146 miles west of the Yellowhead Pass on the Canadian National Railway
Mile 58 in Fraser Subdivision (McBride to Prince George)
This station appears on a Grand Trunk Pacific map from 1911.
This station appears on a Grand Trunk Pacific timetable (1191 miles from Winnipeg) from 1914.


The Bend post office was open from 1930 to 1942.
References:

  • Topping, William. A checklist of British Columbia post offices. Vancouver: published by the author, 7430 Angus Drive, 1983
  • Wikipedia. Bend

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