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Stagecoach North: A History of Barnard's Express

Stagecoach North: A History of Barnard's Express

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by Ken Mather

“At the outset of the Cariboo Gold Rush, demand for an efficient transportation route to and from the goldfields was reaching a point of desperation... Focusing on the stagecoach line [Barnard’s Express], which ran from Yale to Barkerville from 1864 until 1886 and from Ashcroft to Barkerville after the construction of the CPR, historian Ken Mather uncovers new details about the gold rush through the lens of this groundbreaking company’s operations. rich in anecdotes and character sketches backed up with extensive research, this is the only book to cover the history of one of BC’s most important early businesses.”

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