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Brandon Rapids



The rapids begin just south of the old CN rail bridge, a few kilometres SE of Richmond and 17th St East.



Looking upstream (North) from the CN rail bridge.



The start of the rapids from the CN rail bridge.



The start of the rapids from the east bank.







Near the middle of the 1 km long strretch of rapids




Near the middle of the 1 km long strretch of rapids



Near the middle of the 1 km long strretch of rapids



Another view of the start of the rapids



The rapids end near Currie's Landing where steamboats from Winnipeg unloaded cargo destined for Rapid City and beyond.

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Likely site of the ferry  and dock at Currie's Landing



View from Curries' Landing







The island just upstrean from Curries Landing - it was a tough spot for the steamboats to negotiate.