Dome Creek

DOME CREEK, pop 80, named after nearby Dome Mt, is the largest settlement between PRINCE GEORGE and McBRIDE on the upper FRASER R. Originally a construction camp for building a GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC RWY bridge over the river, it once supported 3 SAWMILLS, which closed in the late 1960s when logs could be hauled to Prince George via the Yellowhead Hwy. LOGGING is still important to the area, as is ranching and drinking coffee at the Dome Diner. River sternwheelers (see PADDLEWHEEL STEAMBOATS)...

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