Comments by R. N. De Armond: A good picture of the steamboat AURORA. One AURORA owned by Captain Williams, was reported at Rampart May 30, 1901, getting ready for a trip up the Tanana. She could carry 30 tons of freight and 10 passengers, which...
In Winter and Pond Company's photograph album THE TRAIL OF '98 Full album caption: "Day after day they came ready to face the great adventure on the Trail of '98." Steamboat RAPID TRANSIT unloading passengers and gear
In Winter and Pond Company's photograph album THE TRAIL OF '98 Full album caption: "A typical shelter and food cache in the Yukon Valley on the trail, 1898, ready to afford rest and comfort for the weary traveler and prospector."
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.