CELEBRATE THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1939-40 WORLD'S FAIRS
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|THE SCARLET TUNIC OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE|
flashes a welcome to National Park visitors in Alberta. The R.C.M.P. gladly assist tourists who need help.
|DAWSON CREEK, B.C., Canada|
Here at historic Dawson Creek is the official Mile '0" of the famous Alaska Highway which stretches through 1523 scenic miles to Fairbanks, Alaska.
|This officer is a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride which is performed annually at various events in Canada.|
|Royal Canadian Mounted Police|
(Photo Courtesy of Canadian Pacific Railway)
|"A LEGENDARY FORCE"|
Canada's first Prime Minister, Sir John A. MacDonald, crearted the Mounted Rifles on May 23, 1873 to keep law in the Canadian West. They later became known as the North West Mounted Police, and then the legendary Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
|Source: Sacramento County Historical Society|