Postcard is postmarked from Gulkana, Alaska on May 30, 1910 and addressed to Mr L.J. Clemons, Devine, Texas, Medina Co. [County]. Written on verso, "Rapids Road house on the trail. Valdez 207 miles Fairbanks 139. May...
Title taken from front. View of a miner taking a nap in a fur-lined skin sleeping bag after having mushed 60 miles to Nome, Alaska, with one of his sled dogs sitting on top of him. n.d. Photographer: Goetze.
Title from image caption "Old Meets the New": two dog teams with sleds in front of airplanes at Weeks Field; Mary Joyce in sled on right Also from verso: " Mary Joyce, Juneau, mushed Tanana Trail [from] Whitehorse, Y.T., to Fairbanks"
Dogteam lined up in front of wooden buildings. A number of people look on. Eli Smith, an Alaska mail carrier, mushed his dog team 8,000 miles from Nome to Washington, D.C. in 1907, winning a $10,000.00 wager on this feat.