From trip starting in 1928 down the Yukon River to the Bering Sea with Fred “Spokane” Hill. Burg wrote about the trip for National Geographic in 1930 (See Chapter 3 of The Last Voyageur by Vince Welch).
The collection includes images of a 2,500 mile inspection trip to northern and interior Alaska which Governor Parks, Malcolm Elliott (President of the Alaska Road Commission) and R.J. Sommers (Territorial highway engineer) took in 1928.
Title taken from image. Pelts are being stretched on boards. A few of the skinned fox carcasses are seen in the foreground. Interview notes: Hardy Trefzgar and nephew standing by house with piles of fox pelts.