Publication: Issued By The Department of Lands, 1914, Victoria
First edition. 8vo. Original orange colored, printed wrappers, , 20  pp., illustrated from photographs. A scarce land promotional touting the 78,000 acres to be opened to pre-emption June, 1914 and applications needed to be made for the many lots at Fort George. The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway line was completed by 1914, and would connect to the Prince George town site, owned by the railway. Ross details the resources and growth possibilities in the growing town of McBride, construction along the Fraser River, the lumber industry, arable land, and more. The Fraser River is the longest river within British Columbia, Canada, rising at Fraser Pass near Blackrock Mountain in the Rocky Mountains and flowing for 1,375 kilometres (854 mi), into the Strait of Georgia at the city of Vancouver. Covers are very lightly soiled at the extremities, else a near fine copy of a scarce report.
Inventory Number: 46459