DUNSTER, 225 km southeast of PRINCE GEORGE, has preserved one of the last GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC RWY stations on the lonely "East Line." SAWMILLS boosted the population to 200 in the 1920s; by the 1990s far fewer people lived here. AGRICULTURE, LOGGING and the CATTLE INDUSTRY are the main employers. The community straddles the upper FRASER R; a ferry operated between 1915 and 1921 until a bridge was built. It was named by a Grand Trunk Pacific Rwy inspector after his hometown in England.

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