GERRARD, 85 km southeast of REVELSTOKE at the south end of Trout Lk in the LARDEAU area, was the terminus of the CPR's ARROWHEAD & KOOTENAY RWY, built in 1902 into what was expected to be a rich MINING area. The Canadian Pacific Timber Co had a SAWMILL here in the 1910s. PADDLEWHEEL STEAMBOAT service was available on the lake between 1902 and 1921, but mining activity declined and the railway was abandoned in 1942. Named after G.B. Gerrard, a KASLO bank manager, the deserted townsite later...

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