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Date: 01/15/22 17:01
6 More Interesting Old Alaska Railroad Photographs
Author: MartyBernard

These photos and captions are from Alaska's Digital Archives

1. $1000.00 mink shipment from Snider Fur Farm, Wasilla, Alaska, 1929.

2. American Ditcher, a crane used to dig ditches in railroad construction, at work at station 19637 during Alaska Railroad construction in Interior Alaska, with railroad, July 3, 1919.

3. Katalla Company engine and railroad car flatbed no. 53 tipped over on side. Katalla (Alaska) circa 1908.








Date: 01/15/22 17:03
Re: 6 More Interesting Old Alaska Railroad Photographs
Author: MartyBernard

4. Crowd gathered at Alaska Railroad depot, Anchorage, Alaska, for inauguration of first streamliner rail service, Oct. 18, 1947. 

5. President Warren G. Harding driving the “Golden Spike” on the Alaska Railroad at Nenana, Alaska, July 1923.

6. View of Alaska Railroad cars at station, Healy, Alaska, with men standing on platform and on tracks. 1920's.








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