River Flight -
Aerial photos taken around 2001.
|We flew north from
along the Little Saskatchewan River, past the former Genorky Ski Hill,
the site of the Ten Mile Dam and Kirkham's
Bridge (1) , Cossar Crossing 2) , and
the old Grand Trunk Pacific Dam (3) south
of Rivers Also at Rivers we saw the Dam &
Spillway (4) ,
and then the spot where the Little Saskatchewan
River empties into Lake Wahtopana (5) . The next stop was Rapid
(6) and the nearby site of the old railway
bridges.(7) We were then approaching Riverdale
sight of Minnedosa (9) and Ski
Valley (10) . We passed over an old chruch
(11) that used to be a landmark in the valley north of
From there passed over the many twists, turns
and potholes (12) before reaching the wild country of Riding
Mountain National Park (13) and heading
back south to Erickson (14) and home.
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Present" and/or "The Manitoba
A few kilometres north of the where the Little Saskatchewan empties
into the Assiniboine we passed the former Glenorky Ski Area (top -
right) and the remains of the Ten Mile Dam (centre).
Kirkham's Bridge and area.
Cossar Crossing - Former RR line - south of Rivers
Site of GTP Railway Dam and Pumphouse - just south of Rivers
Dam & Spillway at Rivers
The Little Sasktachewan entering Lake Wahtopana
Two rail lines crossed here, just east of Rapid City.
The Riverdale Road
Riverdale - Site of a station and tiny village.
Classic Rock Festival Site
Former landmark - now gone.
Approaching Riding Mountain National Park