Rogers, Albert Bowman

ROGERS, Albert Bowman, civil engineer, located Rogers Pass (b 28 May 1829, Orleans, MA; d 4 May 1889, Waterville, MN). A graduate of Yale Univ (1853), he worked as an engineer on canals and railways in the US before joining the CPR early in 1881. Placed in charge of finding a route through the ROCKY and SELKIRK mountain ranges, he supervised the survey of KICKING HORSE PASS in the southern Rockies, then turned his attention to the Selkirks. It was widely believed that no route existed through...

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