Saskatchewan Highway 13


Saskatchewan Highway 13

Infobox road
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User:Pomte/Template:SK road shield|provincial|13

province=SK
type=Hwy
route=13
alternate_name=Red Coat Trail


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established=
maint=Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure (Saskatchewan)
direction_a=West
starting_terminus=Alberta Highway 501 Alberta
junction=
direction_b=East
ending_terminus=Antler; Highway 2 Manitoba
rural_municipalities=
cities=Weyburn
previous_type=Hwy
previous_route=12
next_type=Hwy
next_route=14

Highway 13 is a highway in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. It runs from the Alberta border (continuing westward as Alberta Highway 501) until it transitions into Highway 2 at the Manitoba border near Antler. Highway 13 is about 676 km (420 mi.) long.

Communities along the route

Highway 13 passes through Shaunavon, Assiniboia, Weyburn, Redvers and Carlyle. It is also referred to as the Red Coat Trail, as much of its length follows the route of the original historic path. [cite web
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title = REDA - Recreation
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publisher = Red Coat Regional Economic Development Authority Inc.
date = 2007
url = http://www.redcoatreda.com/html/lifestyle/recreation.html
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accessdate = 2007-09-25
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Weyburn, the opportunity city,has also been dubbed the "Soo Line City" due its connection with Chicago on the Soo Line of the Canadian Pacific Railway CPR.cite web
last = Weyburn Writer's Association
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title =Hey, seeds!
work = Our Roots Nos Racines
publisher = University of Calgary, Université Laval
date =2006
url = http://www.nosracines.ca/e/page.aspx?id=545038
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] The city of 9,433 cite web
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title =2006 Community Profiles - Census Subdivision
work =Statistics Canada
publisher = Government of Canada
date = 04/02/2008
url = http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/profiles/community/Details/Page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=CSD&Code1=4702047&Geo2=PR&Code2=47&Data=Count&SearchText=Weyburn&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All&Custom=
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people is situated on Sk Hwy 35, Sk Hwy 39, and Sk Hwy 13.cite web
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title =Canadian Rural Partnership - Rural Development - Public - Private Partnerships in Rural and Northern Canada Study - Appendix C - List of Projects
work = Government of Canada
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date =2005-09-26
url = http://ndpcaucus.sk.ca/topics/read.php3/423.html
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] The small towns of Exon and Converge have been absorbed into the city of Weyburn today. [cite web
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title =Saskatchewan, Canada, Rand McNally 1924 Indexed Pocket Map Tourists' and Shippers' Guide<
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date = Wednesday, 05-Nov-2003
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The Pasqua branch or the Souris, Arcola, Weyburn, Regina CPR branch, Portal Section CPR on the Soo Line, Moose Jaw, Weyburn, Shaunavon, Lethbridge section CPR, The Brandon, Marfield, Carlyle, Lampman, Radville, Willow Bunch sectionCNR, and the Regina, Weyburn, Radville, Estevan, Northgate section CNR have all run through Weyburn. [cite web
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title =Canadian Maps: May 1948 Waghorn's Guide. Post Offices in Man. Sask. Alta. and West Ontario.
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] Weyburn is located astride the Williston geological Basin which contains oil deposits, and several wells operate in the vicinity. Weyburn features roadside attractions of a large Lighthouse Water Tower, Wheat sheaves and Prairie Lily. [cite web
last = Donnan
first =Richard
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title = Lighthouse Water Tower Weyburn, Saskatchewan
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publisher = LARGE CANADIAN ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS
date = 1999 - 2006
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] Weyburn is situated near the upper delta of the 470 mile long Souris River. The Souris River continues southeast through North Dakota eventually meeting the Assiniboine River in Manitoba. cite web
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coauthors =
title =Hey, seeds!
work = Our Roots Nos Racines
publisher = University of Calgary, Université Laval
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] In the 1800s this area was known as an extension of the "Greater Yellow Grass Marsh". Quotation|Extensive flood control programs have created reservoirs, parks and waterfowl centres along the Souris River.| cite web
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Between 1988 to 1995, the Rafferty-Alameda Project was constructed to alleviate spring flooding problems created by the Souris River.cite web
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title =Water Control - Saskatchewan Dams and Reservoirs
work = Saskatchewan Watershed Authority
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url =http://www.swa.ca/WaterManagement/DamsAndReservoirs.asp?type=RaffertyAlameda#
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Red Coat Trail

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Academy and RCMP Heritage Centre are both located in the capital city of Regina. The The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Academy is a training facility for "Red Coats" or the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" officers, while the RCMP Heritage Centre is a museum relates history and memorabilia of the RCMP. Fort Walsh was home to the North-West Mounted Police in the 1800s. Located in south western Saskatchewan, it oversaw activities in the Big Muddy Badlands north of the Canadian United States border. Sitting Bull, James Walsh, Big Bear, James Macleod, Sam Steele, Dutch Henry, Jones-Nelson gang, Sam Kelly, Chief Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, John A. Macdonald and George Armstrong Custer are some names of historic legend in this area. [cite web
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title = KOA: Red Coat Trail through "The Land of the Living Skies."
work =Kampgrounds of America, Inc
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date = 2008
url = http://www.koa.com/vacationideas/redcoat/saskatchewan.htm
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accessdate =2008-01-13
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