Sign above door reads "Hotel Pihl, Sitka Hot Spring." Pihl was an early day Sitka saloon owner and bootlegger. (per Joe Ashby, 1988) George Thornton Emmons is man on left (per Jerry Dzugan 5/4/05), and Merrill on right. (verso).]
Title from image. A beautiful sunny day. People sitting and standing on the boardwalk. The two closet buildings, and one in the distance, are made of logs. Photographer's number 452. Also at ASL-P01-1717.