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Riding the old rail trails of Southeastern B.C.

The Myra Canyon Trestles and rail trails are part of a network of old railways that run throughout Southeastern B.C. (Courtesy CBC)
Southeastern B.C. is full of railways that were built, used, then quickly abandoned.

What's left is a ghost rail system servicing ghost towns, communities that vanished along with their rail links.

Those trails wind their way from the Okanagan through the Boundary and Kootenay regions to the Alberta border.

Ron Spence, a former professor at Okanagan College spent a summer exploring some of those railway trails.

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