Most small towns in Alberta have a story to tell, but the stories of the Crowsnest Pass could fill volumes. From the native chert-miners of prehistory to the boom-town coal-miners of the twentieth century, dodging roadblocks during the rum-running days of Prohibition, a daring train robbery and violent shootout, Canada’s worst mine disaster, Canada’s deadliest landslide, the only woman hanged in Alberta… even the invention of Colonel Sanders’ KFC gravy recipe… where to start?

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