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6 edition of Alaska Steam found in the catalog.

Alaska Steam

A Pictorial History of the Alaska Steamship Company (Alaska Geographic)

by Lucile McDonald

  • 398 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Alaska Geographic Society .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Transportation,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8177231M
    ISBN 100882402684
    ISBN 109780882402680

    Just miles south of the Arctic Circle, Fairbanks is the largest city of Alaska’s Interior region. Known as “The Golden Heart City” – a reference both to its location near Alaska’s geographic center and also to the discovery of gold in – Fairbanks is a hub for goods and transportation to remote villages as well as the oil fields of Prudhoe Bay. Alaska Department of Fish and Game P.O. Box W. 8th Street Juneau, AK Office Locations.

      This book is a moving account of the day-to-day explorations and activities Dick carried out in the wilderness and the . Available right now is the new book from David Weatherly (the author of many previous books, including Black Eyed Children and Strange Intruders).Its title: Monsters of the Last Frontier: Cryptids & Legends of has given himself the daunting job of writing stand-alone books on the strange creatures of each and every U.S. state!

    Alaska Virgin Air is a humorous mystery set in Fairbanks, l Vertuccio, reluctant clairvoyant, returns to Alaska to run the family air only a week, she stumbles onto a plot to destroy the business. To make matters worse, someone. “Give me enough dynamite and snoose, and I’ll build you a railroad to hell.” Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Built in during the Klondike Gold Rush, the White Pass & Yukon Route is a marvel of engineering despite the harsh weather and challenging geography faced by thousands of railroad construction workers.


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Her journey began as she followed her husband to Dawson City, Yukon Territory in She stayed there three years as the town’s boom and her marriage burned out.

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