Pictures


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Goldseekers on the beach in Skagway in 1897

Skagway in 1898. It had grown from a tent camp to a town of over 10,000

Construction on George Brackett's wagon road

Lake Bennett in 1898. It was the largest tent city in the world with over 10,000 people.

Construction on the railway in Skagway in 1898

Construction of the only tunnel on the route

Two White Pass steamers docked in Carcross (the Tutshi and the Gleaner)

The first plane owned by the White Pass, "the Duck"

A rotary snowplow clearing snow off the tracks

The steel cantilever bridge over Dead Horse Gulch

The newspaper story that started the rush to the klondike

The Last Spike ceremony in Carcross, July 6 1898

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