Note accompanying same image, PCA442-61: "Boats built by Natives, split cottonwood ribs, covered with caribou? or bear skins. . ." Native hunting party, with six men in two skin boats, paddles away from shore
Title from album caption Full caption: "From deck of S.S. BERTHA , at anchor, Knik Arm, Cook Inlet, April 28, 1912. Present summer terminal of Alaskan R.R. to Fairbanks Alaska. #1. Didn't look any too good. McNeil snap shot"