View of town of Sitka, Alaska, including Castle/United States Signal Office (tallest building in center) and Customs House and Army barracks (at right). From border of photo: "Custom House. U.S. Signal Office." 1882-1885.
Two Signal Corps crewmen standing in front of a railroad car and holding what appears to be linesmen's harnesses used in climbing telephone poles. Photograph most likely taken in the Cook Inlet or Kenai Peninsula area.
View of a Signal Corps crew member walking on a dirt track alongside a string of telephone poles. Linesmen are perched near the top of the first three poles in the photograph. Image was most likely taken somewhere on the Kenai Peninsula.
Title taken from front. Malamoot Kid (Frank L. Tondro) and his dog team with passengers, Valdez, Alaska. Businesses shown include Valdez Mercantile, Signal Corps Building/Telegraph office, and E.B. Wheat. From verso: "Valdez Mercantile started Dec....
Title taken from verso. U.S. Army Signal Corps Station at mile 7 on Copper River and Northwestern Railway, Alaska. Also from verso: "Nov. 21/23." Nov. 21, 1923. Original photograph size: 2 5/8" x 4 3/8".