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Aug 6, 2013 - Bennett, British Columbia

Today Laura and I took a train trip to the town of Bennett, British Columbia. First, we walked from the campground to the train station on Bennett Avenue in Carcross, Yukon, where we waited for the train to arrive. To understand the history of this train ride and the town of Bennett, first you have to know the history of the gold rush in the Yukon. Gold was discovered in the Klondike in northern Yukon Territory in 1896. Thousands of gold seekers rushed to the north of Canada to find gold. Most of the prospectors came from the United...

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