Overland telegraph rest stop. no water and pit toilets. Perry collins and american envisioned a land route to link america and asia by telegraphy Western union completed 800 miles from new New westminster in 1965. Th overland project was abandoned but the line to Cariboo remained. This rest stop over looks the River with Red clover flowers and dandelions.
Usk Ferry crosses Skeena River. The ferry is 16 kilometres east of Terrace. It is to ride the 5-7 minuet ferry ride to the other side of the river. Just ring the bell and they will send the Ferry for you. The free, on-demand ferry operates from 6:45 a.m. – 11:15 p.m. For More information about the Ferry check this site out http://tranbc.ca/2013/11/07/saluting-a-century-of-usks-skeena-river-ferrymen/