(4:58 min.) (08 of 09)
Learning to pilot
Mississippi River; compartments; silt; pilot from Tanana -- Bingo; Fort Yukon; young people; working on river; training vs. trial and error; blueprints; college; getting stuck on the river -- lessons learned
(9:55 Min.) (01 of 09)
Barging on the river
barging; river history; summer -- Galena; hauling 140 ton loads; river trips; whole life on river; Holy Cross; freight; Nenana; Yukon; million gallon barge; Nenana; Fairbanks; Core of Engineers; Chena...
60 second, black & white/silent, film clip of a ferry crossing the Tanana River, loading a Thrifty Market [of Fairbanks] truck, and travelling back across the Tanana. There is a nice view of a log building at Rika's Roadhouse.
Title from caption The caption is only partially legible and it is assumed the river they were crossing was the Tanana. People and horses are on the frozen Tanana River. The photograph has an inscription that reads, "Photo by Johnson." The...
"The Healy River Trading Post, Upper Tanana. On left Fred Calendar's Cabin, fox pens, main store with living quarters behind and two small buildings one for tools ect., the other for the goats on the far right the sawmill."
A desk set made as a gift for President William Howard Taft from the people of Fairbanks and the Tanana Valley. Originally had a walrus tusk as the base, now has a walnut reproduction as the base. Gold butt plate with dedication, gold tip cover,...
A judge watches closely as two women arm-wrestle in a roped off ring. Further information was supplied by Flora Demoski during the Denakkanaaga Elder and Youth Conference, held June 6-10, 2005, in Grayling, Alaska: Shirley Dick [top-left of...
A sign offering a chance to win a car. The sign reads "Win this Beautiful '58 Cadillac. $1Tickets on Sale Everywhere. Tanana Valley Fair, Aug 14-15-16-17. Drawing August 17 9pm. Tanana Valley Fairgrounds 2 Mile College Road."
Aerial view of Trans-Alaska Pipeline construction camp at Big Delta, near Delta River and Tanana River in Interior Alaska. From verso: "Delta." July 1975. Photographer: Steve McCutcheon. Original photograph size: 8" x 10 1/8".
Aerial view of Trans-Alaska Pipeline construction site north of Big Delta and bridge over Tanana River in Interior Alaska, with crane at left. April 1975? Photographer: Steve McCutcheon. Original photograph size: 10" x 8".
Aerial view of what is probably Yukon River near Tanana, Alaska, with airplane wing partially visible in photo. From slide mount: "Tanana - area of. 6-1-55." June 1, 1955. Photograph type: 35 mm color slide. Photographer: Leland A. Olson.