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 verso. Hay wagon, pulled by 2 oxen, is in shallow water. The hay is being loaded into a covered wooden barge. The barge appears to have been a converted sailing vessel. A compound of buildings is visible in the background.