Taylor Welcomes the Pacific Great Eastern Railway - Taylor, British Columbia
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N 56° 09.579 W 120° 41.551
10V E 643303 N 6226246
Quick Description: Taylor Welcomes the Pacific Great Eastern Railway to the North Peace sign is across the road from the Taylor Community Centre located at 9896 Cherry Avenue.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 9/21/2021 6:39:58 AM
Waymark Code: WM1504X
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Long Description:
JUNE 7, 1958

Crowds gathered in anticipation to watch the orange diesel engine roll up and stop on the newly laid tracks near the Alaska Highway. Loaded on flatcars behind the engine were stacks of pipe for the natural gas gathering system.

Taylor Historical and Archival Society
Transcribed from sign

Taylor, British Columbia

Taylor is in the Peace River region of beautiful British Columbia. It has approximately 1,375 residents in this small community. The town was named after Donald Herbert Taylor. It is home to the World's Invitational Gold Panning Championships held the first week in August. 2021 marks the 49th annual event, with a parade and other festivities.
Type of Marker: Cultural

Type of Sign: British Columbia Tourism Sign

Describe the parking that is available nearby: Parking lot

What Agency placed the marker?: Taylor Historical and Archival Society

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