Boo­gie this week­end for East Coulee bridge

The Drumheller Mail - - SPORTS - The Drumheller Mail

OrJani ers of the sec­ond ann al ad­lands ooJie this week­end are hoSinJ to brinJ in Sro­ceeds to helS es­tab­lish the ast Co lee Tr ss ridJe as a to rist at­trac­tion and his­tor­i­cal site.

et Sro­ceeds from the three-day bl es rock co n- try and folk fes­ti­val at Pict re Co lee near ast Co - lee feat rinJ head­lin­ers -ake atthews erny T rnb ll and Shane Chrisholm will Jo to­wards Slans to cre­ate in­ter- Sre­tive siJ­naJe at the bridJe which is the last re­main­inJ wooden owe Tress train bridJe in west­ern Canada even tho Jh the bridJe is owned by Cana­dian Pa­cific 5ail.

We want to make it a tourist at­trac­tion now – even though there are chain­link fences on the bridge, peo­ple can stop and see it.” John Gra­ham Or­ga­nizer

e want to make it a to rist at­trac­tion now even tho Jh there are chain­link fences on the bridJe SeoSle can stoS and see it said orJani er -ohn ra­ham who said they hoSe to b ild the siJ­naJe on the so th side of the bridJe.

ast year orJani ers raised af­ter heavy rains damSered at­ten­dance and the f nds are beinJ held in tr st at em­inJ and $sso­ci­ates aw Of­fice in Strathmore.

Thirfty-five bands will take the staJe thro Jho t the abo r ay week­end from ri­day SeStem­ber to S nday SeStem­ber . CamSinJ and fes­ti­val Sasses are avail­able on eventbrite.ca.

Or­ga­niz­ers of the sec­ond an­nual Bad­lands Boo­gie this week­end hope to raise funds to es­tab­lish in­ter­pre­tive sig­nage at the East Coulee Truss Bridge in Kyle Smylie or­der to es­tab­lish it as a tourist des­ti­na­tion. sub­mit­ted

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