Unknown Alaska Highway tourist photographs

Guide to the Unknown Alaska Highway tourist photographs
circa 1948

Collection number: HMC-0637.
Creator: Unknown.
Title: Unknown Alaska Highway tourist photographs.
Date: circa 1948.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in this collection are in English.
Collection summary: Tourist photographs of the Alaska Highway.

Biographical note:
Unavailable at this time.

Collection description:
This collection contains photographs of scenes along the Alaska Highway and other roads in Canada and the United States. Subjects of the images include the Kiskatinaw River, Beatton River Lodge, Trutch Mountain, Muskwa, Steamboat Mountain, Muncho Lake, Teslin Lake, Haines Junction, Port Alexander, Alberta wheat fields, the Mississippi River, a Russian church near Insinger, Saskatchewan, grain elevators in Bonilla, South Dakota, and various unidentified landscapes.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in no discernible order.

Digitized copies: Select images have been digitized and are available on Alaska’s Digital Archives by searching “Unknown Alaska Highway tourist.” For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Archives does not hold copyright to materials in this collection.

Preferred citation: Unknown Alaska Highway tourist photographs, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The collection was purchased via Internet auction in 2001.

Processing information: This collection was described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2003. The guide to the collection was converted to current standard by Veronica Denison in 2015.

Container list:

Page Description
1a Car after Dawson Creek
1b “Kiskatineau River” (Kiskatinaw River: about mile 20)
1c Beatton River Lodge, mile 147
2a Trutch Mt. (about mile 181)
2b Trutch Mt. (about mile 181)
2c Near top of Trutch Mt (about mile 181)
3a Muskwa, mile 296
3b Near summit of Steamboat Mt. (about mile 345)
3c Near summit of Steamboat Mt. (about mile 345)
4a Muncho Lake (mile 460)
4b Muncho Lake (mile 460)
4c Muncho Lake Lodge (mile 463)
5a “How we got through” Mile 588
5b Teslin Lake mile 803
5c Mt. beyond Champagne (about mile 974)
6a Mile 1013 (near Pine Creek)
6b Haines Jct. (mile 1016)
6c “Beyond Haines Jct.” Mile 1021
7a Mile 1027.5
7b Alaska/Canada boundary (mile 1221)
7c Mts from Big Gerstle Bridge (about mile 1400)
8a Port Alexander
8b Port Alexander
8c Port Alexander
9a N. Alberta Wheat field
9b Poplar in British Columbia
9c British Columbia
10a British Columbia
10b British Columbia
10c Mississippi River at Savanna, Illinois
11a Saskatchewan
11b Saskatchewan
11c Saskatchewan
12a Russian Church near Insinger, Saskatchewan
12b Bonilla, South Dakota. Wheat and coal elevators
12c Quichee Gorge, Vermont
13a Lodge pole pine
13b Muskeg
13c Sand Pile
14a St. Paul Mission
14b Antelope
14c Historical road sign
15a Washout
15b Washout
15c Black spruce
16a Muskeg
16b Washout
16c Antelope
17a-18a Unidentified

 

 

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