Posts made in May, 2013

Frank Laroche photo of canoe at Dyea

Posted on May 22, 2013 in Alaska Natives, Children, Dyea, Women | 1 comment

Canoe at DyeaThe interesting thing about this photo of 2 native  women and child packing stuff in 1897 at Dyea is the shape of the canoe which is very traditional, yet this one is not that decorative.  It one of the few photos of Tlingit children and women at work.

 

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Dogs and horse at Dyea

Posted on May 22, 2013 in Dogs, Dyea, Goldrushers | 0 comments

Dogs at DyeaHere is another picture of that dog and his friends at Dyea in the winter of 1897. Is that a horse or a donkey?

 

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“Rock Point Bridge” on Chilkoot Trail

Posted on May 22, 2013 in Dyea, Goldrushers | 0 comments

Rock Point Bridge

I have never heard of Rock Point Bridge on the Chilkoot Trail, it may be up near Finnegans.

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Goldrushers in 1897

Posted on May 22, 2013 in Dyea, Goldrushers | 0 comments

Hikers on Chilkot

During the winter of 1897 these goldrushers were using sleds to transport their stuff up the Chilkoot Trail. The photo is dated December 10, 1897.

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Trail dog on Chilkoot 1897

Posted on May 22, 2013 in Dogs, Dyea, Goldrushers, Reporters and Photographers | 0 comments

dog at Chilkoot TrailThis picture taken in the winter of 1897 and processed on December 10, 1897 shows some goldrushers with their dog on the Chilkoot Trail. It looks like a rather large dog, perhaps a lab or cross. I wonder if he made it to Dawson!

 

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