Anderson Lake


ANDERSON LAKE, 28.3 sq km, lies in the COAST MTS, 44 km northeast of PEMBERTON. From 1858 to 1863 it was part of the DOUGLAS TRAIL, the first route used by miners to reach the Interior goldfields (see GOLD RUSHES). In 1861 BC's first railway linked the east end of the lake with neighbouring SETON LK using horse-drawn cars on wooden rails. Named for the FUR TRADER A.C. ANDERSON, the lake is still on a rail route; the BC RAIL main line was built along its west shore. The southern end of the lake...

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