modern World Wonder, the Cariboo Road ran initially from Yale to the
Alexandra Bridge, built entirely by the Royal Engineers, using
shovels and sweat. But it did not stop there.
Shortly thereafter, the
road was pushed through to Quesnel and from there to Williams
Creek, with R.E. supervision, even though the Fraser between the
Fort Alexandria and Quesnel was navigable.
On today's modern highways
--namely TransCanada Hwy 1, Hwy 97C (aka Cariboo Hwy), Hwy 97 (aka
Cariboo Hwy N), and Hwy 26. . .