Tête Jaune station

British Columbia. Railway Point
CNR, junction of Fraser River and McLennan River
52.9783 N 119.5056 W — Map 083D13 — GoogleGeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1914 (GTP Timetable)
Name officially adopted in 1989
Official in BCCanada
50 miles west of the Yellowhead Pass on the Canadian National Railway
Mile 25 in Tete Jaune Subdivision (Red Pass to McBride as of 1977)
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway station built in 1912

Named for its location at Tête Jaune Cache.

The current Canadian National Railway marshalling yard at Tête Jaune is named “Harvey.”

Wrigley’s British Columbia Directory (1918):

TETE JAUNE CACHE a post office and station on the G. T. P. Ry., near head of Fraser River, 40 miles northwest of Yellowhead Pass, in Fort George Provincial Electoral District. Has G. T. P. telegraph office. Local resources: Farming, mica mining and timber.
Alexander R O mining
Chapin V W farming
Craig Stanley fishing
McDonald W farming
Porter M grain growing

References:

  • Wrigley Directories, Limited. Wrigley’s British Columbia Directory. Vancouver: 1918. Internet Archive

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