Photograph and Verso: Back row: Mr. Nelson,, Mrs. Noble __?__ . Mrs. Rob’t. Morgan, Mrs. C.W. Gompertz, Mrs. Mearns, Miss Annie Foster, Mr. Brownell (the school teacher). Front row: Mr. Morgan __?__, Mrs. Brownell, Charles W. Gorrpertz and...
Title taken from image. Group portrait of people on and alongside a horse drawn wagon which is filled with stuffed sacks. Wooden houses are in the background. Verso: V. Chapman - Scholastic. Journal 3rd and D Street Douglas.
From trip starting in 1928 down the Yukon River to the Bering Sea with Fred “Spokane” Hill. Burg wrote about the trip for National Geographic in 1930 (See Chapter 3 of The Last Voyageur by Vince Welch).
A dozen wagons and horse teams, loaded, hitched up, and ready to pull out. Corrals and wooden buildings in background. Sign in image: Transfer Co., A.H. Moore. Lettering on wagons: W.J. Rowe Transfer. Photographer's number 5885.
The collection includes images of a 2,500 mile inspection trip to northern and interior Alaska which Governor Parks, Malcolm Elliott (President of the Alaska Road Commission) and R.J. Sommers (Territorial highway engineer) took in 1928.