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WP&Y Duchess

The Duchess, a Baldwin 0-6-0T tank engine built in 1878. An early locomotive of the White Pass & Yukon displayed at Carcross, Yukon. Behind it is a Yukon River steamboat on Lake Bennett. Alaska053
Whitehorse, Yukon

June 24th 1962
From Juneau, we took an Alaska ferry to Skagway. The passenger and automobile carrying ferry traversed the Lynn Canal and the Taiya Inlet. The Lynn Canal is actually a fjord some 90 miles (140 km) in length and one of the world's deepest. Skagway was full of reminders of the Klondike Gold Rush era, only 60 years before. We stayed at the Golden North Hotel, built in 1898. It was authentic, with cre ... read more
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Canadian Flag A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the sou... ... read more
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