Cochrane Creek

British Columbia. Creek: Fraser River drainage
Flows N into Fraser E of Mount Robson
53.0236 N 119.2167 W — Map 83E/3 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1989
Official in BCCanada

Commemorates twins Arthur John Cochrane [1891-1941] and Thomas Walter Cochrane [1891-1967] who were well known and admired locally. They arrived in the area in 1911 to work on the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway in the McBride area. The brothers homesteaded in the Robson valley, and worked with Donald “Curly” Phillips [1884–1938] and Roy Frederick Hargreaves [1891–1971] at Robson and Berg Lake, respectively. (Biography supplied by daughter-in-law Ishbel Cochrane).


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