Title from image caption Notes on image mount indicate that John Kill and his crew are running their barge through the rapids; Merle Hitchcock is the donor of the collection and relative of John Kill Photographer's number 712
Notes on Kankai Ibun (Voyages around the world)
Made with the assistance of Naoko Hoshino.
Table of contents with summary of each volume
List of illustrations
Vessel Wakamiya-maru leaving Ishimaki, winter of...
These two volumes illustrate an 1897 expedition up the Taku River by members of the Yukon Mining, Trading and Transport Company in the summer of 1897. The expedition was led by P.I. Packard who proposed to build a railroad to Dawson via the Taku...