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Alaska Highway construction photographs, 1941-1942.

Edition/Format:   Image : Photograph : Picture   Archival Material : English
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The collection contains 279 black-and-white photographic prints taken during the construction of the Alaska (Alcan) Highway from 1941 to 1942. The photographs were probably taken between Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, south to Fort St. John, British Columbia. Subjects of the photographs include: Company B 340th Engineers building, Soldiers Summit (mile 1601), Stockton Bridge on Aishihik River (Yukon), army camp life,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Photographs
Material Type: Photograph, Picture
Document Type: Visual material, Archival Material
OCLC Number: 762004824
Description: 279 photographs : black and white ; 5 x 7 cm -9 x 16 cm

Abstract:

The collection contains 279 black-and-white photographic prints taken during the construction of the Alaska (Alcan) Highway from 1941 to 1942. The photographs were probably taken between Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, south to Fort St. John, British Columbia. Subjects of the photographs include: Company B 340th Engineers building, Soldiers Summit (mile 1601), Stockton Bridge on Aishihik River (Yukon), army camp life, construction equipment, ferries, fording rivers, cable crossings, dogs, horses, airplanes, boats, and trains.

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