Frank Slide website.
In brief, in 1903 a hundred million tons of limestone broke off of Turtle Mountain, destroying the town of Frank, Alberta, and the coal mining operation, Canadian Pacific Railway section and everything else in its path. The huge boulders still litter the valley as a reminder of the tragedy.
|The town is buried many meters beneath where Lloyd is standing|
|I'm leaning against one of the many huge boulders littering the townsite|
|At the edge of the devastation|
|The beautiful mountains of the Crowsnest Pas overshadow the Frank Slide area|
|Looking up over the fallen mountain through a mountain pass|
|The historic marker at the Frank Slide site.|