Photography and commentary from John Fujimagari

View From The Pass


View Toward Mount Sir Donald

The Trans-Canada Highway runs through Rogers Pass. Right through the middle of the Selkirk Range, it shortens the route around the “Big Bend” of the Columbia River.

The Big Bend Highway was used until the TCH opened in 1962. The Big Bend Highway was flooded when Kinbasket Lake was formed behind Mica Dam.

Above Roger's Pass

The pass was discovered by A.B. Rogers in 1882 and surveyed as a route for the railroad.

Mount Tupper Afternoon

The railway abandoned the pass in 1916 when the Connaught Tunnel was completed. In 1988 the Canadian Pacific Railway built the Mount MacDonald Tunnel and now runs two tunnels under Rogers Pass.

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