Cache of baleen, man (trader?) standing. Probably autumn, because the water is shallow, and there is no ice. In the spring, the whale would be pulled up by its tail, and in the fall it would be pulled up by its head.
Title taken from album caption. According to the Mineral Management Service's Shipwrecks off Alaska's Coast: The gas schooner Olga "Went ashore and wrecked in strong autumn gale." at Nome on 10/9/1909.
Title taken from caption. "Hyland river bridge 322 mi W. of Nelson." Cataloguer's note: Some of the bridges along the Alaska Highway were built by advanced team of engineers who were usually flown in by float planes. Seasonal weather it seems...
Title taken from caption. The card reads "Thy bounty shines in Autumn, unconfined, / And spreads a feast for everything that lives. / So many we, Lord, the greater blessing know / That comes to him who hath and gives." Color postcard.