August 26, 2010

Carcross, White Pass, Skagway, Dyea


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Emerald Lake on a dull day

Emerald Lake (also called Rainbow Lake), famed for its blue-green color, but not on a dull overcast day

north of Carcross on the South Klondike Highway, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 1
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-whitehorse-southern
locality: klondike-highway-south-yukon-canada

coordinates: 60.2655 N -134.7468 W
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Sand dunes form the "Carcross Desert"

Sand dunes known as the "Carcross Desert", north of Carcross

north of Carcross on the South Klondike Highway, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 2
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-whitehorse-southern
locality: klondike-highway-south-yukon-canada

coordinates: 60.1861 N -134.697 W
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The Bennett Lake railway bridge at Carcross

Railroad bridge over the outflow from Bennett Lake

Carcross, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 3
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-whitehorse-southern
locality: carcross-yukon-river-canada

coordinates: 60.164 N -134.707 W
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Matthew Watson Store and WP & YR Railroad depot

The Matthew Watson Store and the White Pass and Yukon Route depot in Carcross

Carcross, Yukon Territory, Canada

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accession number: 2010-08-26 4
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-whitehorse-southern
locality: carcross-yukon-river-canada

coordinates: 60.1666 N -134.7069 W
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Rebuilding the historic lake steamer SS Tutshi

Making a new display from the remnants of the SS Tutshi riverboat, almost completely destroyed by fire in 1990

Carcross, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 5
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-whitehorse-southern
locality: carcross-yukon-river-canada

coordinates: 60.1652 N -134.7036 W
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Underneath the SS Tutshi reconstruction

Underneath the new SS Tutshi display

Carcross, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 6
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-whitehorse-southern
locality: carcross-yukon-river-canada

coordinates: 60.1652 N -134.7036 W
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WP & YR train, still used for excursions to Skagway

A sidetracked train on the White Pass and Yukon Route Railway

Carcross, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 7
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-whitehorse-southern
locality: carcross-yukon-river-canada

coordinates: 60.1692 N -134.7074 W
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Viewpoint above Bove Island in Tagish Lake

Observation platform above Bove Island in Tagish Lake

on the South Klondike Highway south of Carcross, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 8
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-whitehorse-southern
locality: klondike-highway-south-yukon-canada

coordinates: 60.1133 N -134.5562 W
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Tormented Valley

Tormented Valley, timberline lakes between White Pass and Fraser

near White Pass, British Columbia, Canada

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 9
state: bc-british-columbia-canada
region: bc-canada-northern
locality: klondike-highway-bc-canada

Coordinates: 59.6813 N -135.0927 W
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The summit of White Pass, border between Alaska and the Yukon

International border at the summit of White Pass, between Whitehorse in the Yukon and Skagway in Alaska

north of Skagway, Alaska

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 10
state: alaska
region: alaska-southeastern
locality: white-pass-alaska-bc

Coordinates: 59.6287 N -135.1648 W
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Viewpoint looking south from near White Pass

Viewpoint west of White Pass showing William Moore Creek and Bridge

north of Skagway, Alaska

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 11
state: alaska
region: alaska-southeastern
locality: white-pass-alaska-bc

coordinates: 59.5879 N -135.1878 W
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Historical marker for the Deadhorse Trail

A roadside display describing the "deadhorse trail" of the 1898 Stampede over White Pass

north of Skagway, Alaska

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 12
state: alaska
region: alaska-southeastern
locality: white-pass-alaska-bc

coordinates: 59.5668 N -135.2008 W
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Holland America's MS Statendam docked at Skagway

Holland America Line's MV Statendam, from the Alaska Ferry dock at Skagway

Taiya Inlet of Lynn Canal, Alaska

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 13
state: alaska
region: alaska-southeastern
locality: skagway-alaska-port

coordinates: 59.4497 N -135.3242 W
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Cruise ships at Skagway

Four cruise ships tied up for the day at Skagway

Taiya Inlet of Lynn Canal, Alaska

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 14
state: alaska
region: alaska-southeastern
locality: skagway-alaska-port

coordinates: 59.4475 N -135.3281 W
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Skagway's small boat harbor

The small boat harbor at Skagway

Taiya Inlet of Lynn Canal, Alaska

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 15
state: alaska
region: alaska-southeastern
locality: skagway-alaska-port

coordinates: 59.4487 N -135.3209 W
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The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad depot in Skagway

The harbor side of the White Pass and Yukon Route depot in Skagway

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Skagway, Alaska

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 16
state: alaska
region: alaska-southeastern
locality: skagway-alaska

coordinates: 59.4534 N -135.3203 W
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The Arctic Brotherhood Hall, faced with driftwood

The Arctic Brotherhood Hall, pieced together from driftwood, Broadway in Skagway

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Skagway, Alaska

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 17
state: alaska
region: alaska-southeastern
locality: skagway-alaska

coordinates: 59.456 N -135.3176 W
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Inside the Mascot Saloon

The Mascot Saloon, an authentic restoration of turn of the century Skagway

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Skagway, Alaska

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 18
state: alaska
region: alaska-southeastern
locality: skagway-alaska

coordinates: 59.4567 N -135.3153 W
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Tour buses on Broadway, Skagway's main street

Tour buses, many of them belonging to cruise ship lines, run from the docks in Skagway

Skagway, Alaska

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 19
state: alaska
region: alaska-southeastern
locality: skagway-alaska

coordinates: 59.457 N -135.3146 W
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Historic cabin and house in Skagway

The restored Captain William Moore Cabin and J. Bernard Moore House on 5th Street in Skagway

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Skagway, Alaska

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 21
state: alaska
region: alaska-southeastern
locality: skagway-alaska

coordinates: 59.4605 N -135.306 W
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The Skagway Museum

The Skagway Museum, removed a few blocks from the crowds of the Historic Area along Broadway

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Skagway, Alaska

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 22
state: alaska
region: alaska-southeastern
locality: skagway-alaska

coordinates: 59.4619 N -135.3045 W
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A bicycle cop in Skagway

Police on bicycles patrol downtown Skagway

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Skagway, Alaska

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 23
state: alaska
region: alaska-southeastern
locality: skagway-alaska

coordinates: 59.4598 N -135.3095 W
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Madame Ophelia Johnson at the Red Onion Saloon and brothel

The Red Onion Saloon, historic bar and brothel, featuring Madame Ophelia Johnson, Skagway National Historic Park, Skagway

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Skagway, Alaska

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 24
state: alaska
region: alaska-southeastern
locality: skagway-alaska

coordinates: 59.4551 N -135.319 W
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The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad depot

White Pass and Yukon Route depot on Second Street in Skagway

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Skagway, Alaska

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 25
state: alaska
region: alaska-southeastern
locality: skagway-alaska

coordinates: 59.4541 N -135.3176 W
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Skagway Overlook

Viewpoint over Skagway from the Dyea Road

on the Dyea Road, west of Skagway, Alaska

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 26
state: alaska
region: alaska-southeastern
locality: dyea-chilkoot-pass-alaska

coordinates: 59.4628 N -135.3202 W
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The former waterfront at Dyea

The waterfront at Dyea, once busy with gold seekers in the Stampede of 1898

Chilkoot Inlet, west of Skagway, Alaska

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 28
state: alaska
region: alaska-southeastern
locality: dyea-chilkoot-pass-alaska

coordinates: 59.497 N -135.3589 W
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A single false front is all that remains standing at Dyea

The one remaining building in the gold rush town of Dyea, a propped-up false front

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, west of Skagway, Alaska

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 29
state: alaska
region: alaska-southeastern
locality: dyea-chilkoot-pass-alaska

coordinates: 59.5033 N -135.36 W
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Collapsed warehouses at Dyea

Site of two warehouses in Dyea, relics of the Stampede of 1898, now reduced to rotten boards in the forest

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, west of Skagway, Alaska

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 30
state: alaska
region: alaska-southeastern
locality: dyea-chilkoot-pass-alaska

coordinates: 59.5033 N -135.36 W
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The Chilkoot Trailhead, one of the routes to the Kondike gold fields

Start of the historic Chilkoot Trail, one of the Yukon Stampede routes over the mountains to the Yukon

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, west of Skagway, Alaska

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 31
state: alaska
region: alaska-southeastern
locality: dyea-chilkoot-pass-alaska

coordinates: 59.5121 N -135.3458 W
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The Taiya River Bridge at Dyea

Bridge over the Taiya River near Dyea

west of Skagway, Alaska

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 32
state: alaska
region: alaska-southeastern
locality: dyea-chilkoot-pass-alaska

coordinates: 59.5123 N -135.3466 W
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Historical marker for the White Pass Wagon Road

Display on the modern White Pass Road describing the 1898 White Pass Wagon Road

north of Skagway, Alaska

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 33
state: alaska
region: alaska-southeastern
locality: white-pass-alaska-bc

coordinates: 59.5165 N -135.248 W
click order on locality page: 3
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Sunset NearWhite Pass

A stormy evening sky over Tormented Valley on the White Pass Highway

near White Pass, British Columbia, Canada

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 34
state: bc-british-columbia-canada
region: bc-canada-northern
locality: klondike-highway-bc-canada

coordinates: 59.6427 N -135.1376 W
click order on locality page: 2
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Sunset at Bove Island in Tagish Lake

Sunset from the observation platform above Bove Island in Tagish Lake

from the South Klondike Highway south of Carcross, Yukon Territory, Canada

August 26, 2010
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accession number: 2010-08-26 35
state: yukon-canada
region: yukon-canada-whitehorse-southern
locality: klondike-highway-south-yukon-canada

coordinates: 60.1133 N -134.5562 W
click order on locality page: 6
type: full sphere

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