The incredible story behind Hell's Gate

WildCreatures Published March 31, 2016 20,200 Plays $62.75 earned

Rumble / World TravelHell's Gate is a section of the Fraser River that was deemed impassable by the early explorers. It's formidable current is breathtaking to see.

The gold rush prompted a need for railway tunnel construction to get through the narrow cut in the mountain. This construction caused a massive rock slide and wreaked havoc with migrating salmon.

A marvel of engineering created a solution for the salmon and saved the species and the fishing industry for aboriginal Canadians.

2 COMMENTS

  • ZPK0034, 2 years ago

    Where did you get that clip?

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    • DavidMcNab, 2 years ago

      I was on the tram with a selfie stick. I took all the footage. It's a place in British Columbia near Chilliwack.

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