Monday, April 2, 2012
150 years the processing of tendering to build the road from Lytton to the Ashcroft area
It is interesting to read the Daily Colonist from 150 years ago. The paper has a lot of coverage of what is happening in interior of BC during the gold rush. On December 11th 1858 there is a long piece about the gold potential of the Fraser.
As you can see in the coverage from Lillooet, the first public road project went horribly over budget and took much longer than expected