360° VR Panoramas of the Prairies of Alberta
Peace River
Alberta, Canada


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Bridges over the Peace River

Bridges over the Peace River

Two important bridges cross the huge Peache River at the town of Peace RIver. The railway bridge was built for the Great Slave Lake Railway and is still Canada's northernmost railway. The road bridge is on the Mackenzie Highway.

Peace River, Alberta, Canada

Date photographed: August 30, 2016

Morning fog on the Peace River

Morning fog on the Peace River

Riverfront Park with the local history museum and the paddlewheel shaft from an historic river steamer.

Peace River, Alberta, Canada

Date photographed: September 6, 2016

Peace River bridges clearing fog

Peace River bridges clearing fog

Dense morning fog just clearing from the major crossing of the Peace River at the town of P{eace River.

Peace River, Alberta, Canada

Date photographed: September 6, 2016

Mackenzie Monument on the Peace River

Mackenzie Monument on the Peace River

A monument to Sir Alexander Mackenzie, the first person to cross North America. It is located across the Peace River from the site of Fort Fork, where Mackenzie spent the winter of 1792-93. The next year he completeed his overland expedition to the Pacific coast at Bella Coola.

Fort Fork on the Shaftesbury Highway, Peace River, Alberta, Canada

Date photographed: August 30, 2016

Shaftesbury Ferry across the Peace River

Shaftesbury Ferry across the Peace River

The cost of constructing bridges across huge rivers such as the Peace, Liard, and Mackenzie has ensured survival of several government ferries. This one is near Grimshaw, a few miles west of the major bridges at the town of Peace River

Shaftesbury Ferry across the Peace River, Alberta, Canada

Date photographed: August 30, 2016

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