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Forth Junction Project
Concept for

Western Canada Transpo Gathering Centre

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

Forth Junction Park Concept

Western Canada Transpo Centre

Historical Miniature Rail Museum

Railway Station Heritage Resort

Concept proposal for the
 
proposed Western Canada Transpo Gathering CentreWestern Canada
Transpo
Gathering
Centre

at
(or near) Red Deer Alberta
 

as a community, regional
and visitor landmark focal point for a transportation-themed marketing strategy for
Red Deer and Central Alberta
(to be operated by a not-for-profit corporation separate from the Forth Junction Heritage Society)

conceptual drawing of main floor of Transpo CentreWestern Canada's only Community Entertainment Centre based on
Rail, Transit & Trail Heritage

 
a big, bold, fun, interactive, multi-activity, world-class attraction in
a landmark 100,000 sq. ft. building (as the focal point for a variety
of historic sites and venues throughout Central Alberta) celebrating the settlement and economic development of Western Canada highlighting the role of

trains, trails and transit
 
5
major components:

 
multi-purpose gathering hall
   -
The Roundhouse
      Gathering Hall

       large round multi-storey, multi-functional community
       gathering place and the focal point of the
       Western Canada Transpo Centre that includes:
        - Dual Atrium Entranceway with Water Feature and
           Garden Railway
        - Ancient and Native Transportation Heritage
           Interpretive Centre
        - The Classic Railway Diner


people-friendly retail environment   
    - Trains, Trails,
Transit Heritage Centre

        featuring the role of trails, trains and transit in the prairie
        economy from 1885 extending into the future with attractors
        that include:

         - Wagons, Rails and Transit Heritage Plaza

         - Centre for the Exploration of Future
            Sustainable Transportation


amusement and activity park
    -
Multi-Level Service Centre

        overlooking the gathering centre


    - Observation Tower Restaurant
        overlooking the natural and built landscape
  
    - Human Mobility Amusement
      and Activity Park

        indoor year-round entertainment and education theme park

 
 
 

Forth Junction Park Concept      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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