Title from verso. Photograph of several dogsled teams resting outside of a shelter cabin. Verso reads: "This is a shelter cabin. They are built about a day's journey apart by dogteam along the trail. A supply of wood is left each year,...
Photograph of a missionary set to travel by dogteam from the Village of Chena, Alaska, as another person stands nearby. Also visible are stacks of lumber or fuel wood, a fenced area, possibly a garden, and a log building.
Title taken from caption. View of Sam Houston, a McKinley Park Ranger, and his dogteam coming down the trail in fairly deep snow. The photo was taken inside Mount McKinley National Park (later Denali National Park and Preserve).
Dogteam lined up in front of wooden buildings. A number of people look on. Eli Smith, an Alaska mail carrier, mushed his dog team 8,000 miles from Nome to Washington, D.C. in 1907, winning a $10,000.00 wager on this feat.