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Alaska & The Klondike

Complete chapters from books such as Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled, The Land of Tomorrow, and Along Alaska’s Great River¬†offer first-hand accounts of the authors’ adventures in charting an unknown country, exploring a wondrous land, searching for gold,¬†delivering freight and mail, and administering medical and religious services by dog team, at a time when the land was young. Continue reading

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The Alaska Railroad 1902-1923

The Alaska Railroad: 1902-1923 , subtitled Blazing an Iron Trail Across The Last Frontier, shares the compelling story of the construction of the Alaska Railroad and its predecessors, from 1902, when John Ballaine built the Alaska Central Railroad; through 1923, … Continue reading

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YQ 2014 Road Trip: Willow to Healy

Living in south-central Alaska, it’s a 300 mile road trip to the start of the Yukon Quest in Fairbanks. I travelled to the race this year with my dear friends Bonnie Foster and Albert Marquez, and we had a stellar … Continue reading

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