September 12, 2010

McCarthy Road, Kennicott


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Morning fog in the Chitina River Valley

Morning Fog on the Chitina River along the McCarthy Road

McCarthy Road east of Chitina, Alaska

September 12, 2010
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accession number: 2010-09-12 1
state: alaska
region: alaska-south-central
locality: chitina-alaska

coordinates: 61.521667 N -144.331667 W
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Kuskulana Bridge

The formerly fearsome Kuskulana Bridge, now repaired, widened, and with railings

on the McCarthy Road, Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park, Alaska

September 12, 2010
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accession number: 2010-09-12 2
state: alaska
region: alaska-south-central
locality: mccarthy-road-alaska

coordinates: 61.48864576 N -144.0158271 W
click order on locality page: 1
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A wet meadow on the McCarthy Road

A wet meadow affords a break from continuous forest along the McCarthy Road

Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park, Alaska

September 12, 2010
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accession number: 2010-09-12 3
state: alaska
region: alaska-south-central
locality: mccarthy-road-alaska

coordinates: 61.46707803 N -143.9400448 W
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Mountain view on the McCarthy Road

Muskeg, boggy meadows, and a view of the Crystaline Hills and Wrangell Mountains from the McCarthy Road

Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park, Alaska

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accession number: 2010-09-12 4
state: alaska
region: alaska-south-central
locality: mccarthy-road-alaska

coordinates: 61.45648188 N -143.8046235 W
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Timber trestle and cabin at Gilahina Creek

A cabin and the timber railroad trestle at Gilahina Creek on the McCarthy Road

on the McCarthy Road, Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park, Alaska

September 12, 2010
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accession number: 2010-09-12 5
state: alaska
region: alaska-south-central
locality: mccarthy-road-alaska

coordinates: 61.43834492 N -143.7183897 W
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Gilahina Trestle on the McCarthy Road

The timber Gilahina Trestle of the old Copper River Railway, on the McCarthy Road

Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park, Alaska

September 12, 2010
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accession number: 2010-09-12 6
state: alaska
region: alaska-south-central
locality: mccarthy-road-alaska

coordinates: 61.438333 N -143.7186111 W
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Lake at Mile 41 on the McCarthy Road

A long narrow lake at Mile 41 on the McCarthy Road

Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park, Alaska

September 12, 2010
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accession number: 2010-09-12 7
state: alaska
region: alaska-south-central
locality: mccarthy-road-alaska

coordinates: 61.36537654 N -143.4191191 W
click order on locality page: 6
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Mount Blackburn from the McCarthy Road

A rare view of Mount Blackburn in the Wrangell Mountains from the McCarthy Road

Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park, Alaska

September 12, 2010
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accession number: 2010-09-12 8
state: alaska
region: alaska-south-central
locality: mccarthy-road-alaska

coordinates: 61.38854166 N -143.1721999 W
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Kennicott River footbridge

The new footbridge over the Kennicott River at the end of the McCarthy Road

McCarthy, Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park, Alaska

September 12, 2010
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accession number: 2010-09-12 9
state: alaska
region: alaska-south-central
locality: mccarthy-alaska

Coordinates: 61.43400533 N -142.9426738 W
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Ma Johnson's

Ma Johnson's Hotel in McCarthy

McCarthy, Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park, Alaska

September 12, 2010
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accession number: 2010-09-12 10
state: alaska
region: alaska-south-central
locality: mccarthy-alaska

Coordinates: 61.432871 N -142.9231934 W
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Old hardware store in McCarthy

The old hardware store at the end of the street in McCarthy

Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park, Alaska

September 12, 2010
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accession number: 2010-09-12 11
state: alaska
region: alaska-south-central
locality: mccarthy-alaska

coordinates: 61.43234733 N -142.9241421 W
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Shuttle stop in McCarthy

The shuttle stop on the main street in McCarthy

Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park, Alaska

September 12, 2010
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accession number: 2010-09-12 12
state: alaska
region: alaska-south-central
locality: mccarthy-alaska

coordinates: 61.43344078 N -142.9227463 W
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Main street at Kennecott copper mill

Main street causeway between the company town and the mill at Kennicott

Kennicott, Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park, Alaska

September 12, 2010
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accession number: 2010-09-12 13
state: alaska
region: alaska-south-central
locality: kennecott-kennicott-alaska

coordinates: 61.48489885 N -142.8884491 W
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Kennecott copper mill

Rickety old buildings and masses of rusty junk in Kennicott

Kennicott, Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park, Alaska

September 12, 2010
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accession number: 2010-09-12 14
state: alaska
region: alaska-south-central
locality: kennecott-kennicott-alaska

coordinates: 61.48567566 N -142.8892968 W
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Footbridge at the Kennecott copper mill

A footbridge over a waterfall on the trail to the top of the mill at Kennicott

Kennicott, Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park, Alaska

September 12, 2010
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accession number: 2010-09-12 15
state: alaska
region: alaska-south-central
locality: kennecott-kennicott-alaska

coordinates: 61.48552266 N -142.8867939 W
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Top of the Kennecott copper mill building

The mill tour at Kennicott starts at the top with a great view

Kennicott, Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park, Alaska

September 12, 2010
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accession number: 2010-09-12 16
state: alaska
region: alaska-south-central
locality: kennecott-mill-alaska

coordinates: 61.48586836 N -142.8872159 W
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Huge pulleys in the Kennecott copper mill

Huge pulley belts run much of the machinery inside the vertically-oriented copper mill at Kennicott

Kennicott, Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park, Alaska

September 12, 2010
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accession number: 2010-09-12 17
state: alaska
region: alaska-south-central
locality: kennecott-mill-alaska

coordinates: 61.48559318 N -142.8879237 W
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Shaker screens in the Kennecott copper mill

Shaker screens form part of the process of seperating copper ore from base rock in the copper mill at Kennicott

Kennicott, Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park, Alaska

September 12, 2010
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accession number: 2010-09-12 18
state: alaska
region: alaska-south-central
locality: kennecott-mill-alaska

coordinates: 61.48546624 N -142.8884716 W
click order on locality page: 3
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The "brewery" ammonium flotation plant at the Kennecott copper mill

Giant tanks in the copper mill are sometmes referred to as the "brewery" at Kennicott

Kennicott, Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park, Alaska

September 12, 2010
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accession number: 2010-09-12 19
state: alaska
region: alaska-south-central
locality: kennecott-mill-alaska

coordinates: 61.48548403 N -142.889296 W
click order on locality page: 4
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Kennecott Mill and the Kennicott Glacier

Waste rock from the mill merges into miles of glacial till covering the Kennicott Glacier

Kennicott, Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park, Alaska

September 12, 2010
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accession number: 2010-09-12 20
state: alaska
region: alaska-south-central
locality: kennecott-kennicott-alaska

Coordinates: 61.48734393 N -142.8918813 W
click order on locality page: 5
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Fall Colors at Kennicott

Fall colors and a good view of the mill buildings at Kennicott

Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park, Alaska

September 12, 2010
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accession number: 2010-09-12 21
state: alaska
region: alaska-south-central
locality: kennecott-kennicott-alaska

coordinates: 61.48707129 N -142.8916968 W
click order on locality page: 4
type: full sphere

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