Hogan Creek

British Columbia. Creek
Flows SW into McLennan River
52°52’00” N 119°22’00” W — Map 83D/14 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1963
Official in BCCanada

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:

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