(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...
May 9, 1903 THE FAIRBANKS MINER Fairbanks, Alaska 26 26.May 1903 Vol. 1. No. 1. James Wickersham Editor ORIGINAL of THE FAIRBANKS MINER Written by James Wickersham and typed by Geo. Jeffery at Fairbanks in May, 1903 & sold by Jeffery and Stevens...