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Picture of two children washing a green station wagon next to Clear Lake, Manitoba
October 5, 2021

Clear Lake

For a story in the August 1955 issue, National Geographic staff writer Ralph Gray packed up his family and their station wagon to follow the trail of 18th-century fur trader Alexander Mackenzie from Montreal to Bella Coola, British Columbia. Here, two of the kids wash the car while stopped by Clear Lake, Manitoba.
Photograph by Ralph E. Gray, Nat Geo Image Collection
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