Grand Forks River

British Columbia. Former name of Robson River: Fraser River drainage
Earliest known reference to this name is 1863 (Milton and Cheadle).
Not currently an official name.
Near the Grand Forks of the Fraser River. George Monro Grant, plate 37

Near the Grand Forks of the Fraser River. George Monro Grant, plate 37
Ocean to Ocean: Sanford Fleming’s Expedition through Canada in 1872

References:

  • Grant, George Monro [1835–1902]. Ocean to Ocean: Sanford Fleming’s Expedition through Canada in 1872. Being a Diary Kept During a Journey from the Atlantic to the Pacific with the Expedition of the Engineer-in-Chief of the Canadian Pacific and Intercolonial Railways. Toronto: James Campbell and Son, 1873. Google Books
  • Coleman, Arthur Philomen [1852–1939]. The Canadian Rockies: New and Old Trails. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1911. Internet Archive
  • Cheadle, Walter Butler [1835–1910], and Milton, William Wentworth Fitzwilliam [1839–1877]. The North-West Passage by Land. Being the narrative of an expedition from the Atlantic to the Pacific, undertaken with the view of exploring a route across the continent to British Columbia through British territory, by one of the northern passes in the Rocky Mountains. London: Cassell, Petter and Galpin, 1865. Internet Archive

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