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Frank Nash is interviewed on July 20, 1973 for the Tanana Yukon Historical Society

Author: Frank Nash
Series: Tanana Yukon Historical Society tapes.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : Reel-to-reel tape : English
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Frank Nash talks about growing up in Seattle, coming to Alaska in 1914, working in Seward for two years, working on the Seward division of the railroad, Kern Creek reconstruction of the railroad, coming to Fairbanks to work on the railroad, working for the Alaska Road Commission, his appointment as district engineer of the Fairbanks district, maintenance of the Richardson Highway, the construction of the Steese  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: Frank Nash; Clyde Alreed; Nick Bandage; Ed Bartlett; Guy Birch; Nell Birch; Jack Brogen; Blanch Cascaden; Riley Erickson; Ed Follett; Jim Gibson; Whitey Kennedy; Frank Leach; Charley Lewis; Nelly Neil Lloyd; Donald McDonald; Daisy Ella Miller; Frank Miller; O A Nelson; Ben Paul; Walter Preston; Ivor Quinbrow; Scott Reese; Park Reid; Bob Simpson; Henry Sted; Hollis Sterling; Rika Wallen; Harry Warren; Sam O White
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Nash
OCLC Number: 315888775
Notes: For educational and non-profit uses only. For commercial uses, please contact the UAF Oral History Program.
The Copyright to these interviews has been transferred from the Tanana-Yukon Historical Society to the University of Alaska Fairbanks Elmer E. Rasmuson Library. To listen to the interview, click the link at the bottom of this record. Please contact UAF-APR-reference-Service@alaska.edu to discuss using the whole or part of this recording in another work or ordering a copy for personal use. A small fee may be charged to defray labor and postage charges. Any copies of recordings used in any other material must attribute the work to the Tanana-Yukon Historical Society and the University of Alaska Fairbanks Elmer E. Rasmuson Library.
Event notes: Recorded on July 20, 1973.
Description: 1 sound tape reel (70 min.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, mono. ; 7 in.
Series Title: Tanana Yukon Historical Society tapes.

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Frank Nash talks about growing up in Seattle, coming to Alaska in 1914, working in Seward for two years, working on the Seward division of the railroad, Kern Creek reconstruction of the railroad, coming to Fairbanks to work on the railroad, working for the Alaska Road Commission, his appointment as district engineer of the Fairbanks district, maintenance of the Richardson Highway, the construction of the Steese Highway over to Circle, Circle Hot Springs Road, the Livengood Road, responsibility of maintenance on the Alaska Highway, construction of the Taylor Highway, the road commission maintaining the winter trails, dog teams hauling mail, the size of his district, using horses for construction until the 1930s, Ed Follett, Ed Bartlett, Harry Warren, living in tent camps, permanent camps in the 1940s, using tractors, dozers, pull graders and motor graders in the 1930s, working with permafrost, the Valdez-Fairbanks Road, using dog teams to maintain the trails, introduction of planes for delivering mail, roadhouses, Walter Preston, Guy and Nell Birch, Clyde Alreed, Whitey Kennedy, Bob Simpson, Jack Brogen, Park Reid, Frank Miller, Daisy Ella Miller, Henry Sted, Riley Erickson, Frank Leach, Elliott Highway, Hollis Sterling, engineering on the Livengood Road, bridge materials, Livengood, Ben Paul, Nick Bandage, Blanch Cascaden, Charley Lewis, ferry at Big Delta, Rika Wahlen, bridge over the Tanana River, the glacier approaching the Richardson Highway, washouts on the Richardson Highway, Tanana Valley railroad, Cleary, Dome, Gilmore, Fox, the cooks at the field camps, Donald McDonald, Ivor Quinbrow, Scott Reese, Jim Gibson, O.A. Nelson, Sam White, and Nelly Neil Lloyd.

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