WANETA  () , situated on the north bank of the Pend d'Oreille R at its confluence with the COLUMBIA R, was designated an outpost of Canada Customs in 1896, replacing the FORT SHEPHERD customs post on the south bank. It was here in 1893 that the NELSON & FORT SHEPPARD RWY, via a bridge across the Pend d'Oreille, connected with the Spokane Falls & Northern Rwy, providing through rail service from NELSON to Spokane. The settlement was also a...

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