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  classic bus near Red Deer transit parkade

Forth Junction Project
Celebrating the past, present and future of
trails, trains and transit

 
Forth Junction Project Vision Sharing Historical Perspective Ground Transportation
Heritage Preservation
Forth Junction
Heritage Society

Forth Junction Transpo Park

Western Canada Transpo Centre

Historical Miniature Rail Museum

Railway Station Heritage Resort

Proposal for
Trails, Rails and Transit
Heritage Centre

 
an interactive public gathering place to interpret and display the evolution and role of historic trails, the railways and transit in the development of Red Deer and Central Alberta as representative of the settlement and economic advancement of Western Canada

Red Deer station, yards, park and hotels 1955
 
exploring and celebrating the role of trails, trains and transit in the regional economy from ancient times to the present and into the future


from
ancient trails
used by First Nations, explorers, traders
 
early Red Deer Bus Linesfollowed by the
crude stagecoach service
along the historic C & E and other Trails
 
to the evolution of Red Deer as a major

rail distribution centre

for Alberta and Western Canada
 
to the glory days of inter-city
passenger train travel
when the station was the urban centre
 
CNR station Red Deer 1955
to the evolution of urban and inter-urban

public transit
with the building of roads and highways



to be located either within proposed Western Canada Transpo Centre or as a stand-alone building within the proposed Forth Junction Transpo Park

 
 

 Forth Junction Transpo Park      Western Canada Transpo Centre      Historical Miniature Rail Museum      Railway Station Heritage Resort
Trails, Rails, Transit Heritage Centre      An Opportunity for Boldness       A Time to Think Big and Bold
 

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