On verso: Edward Barnes arrived in Wrangell around 1864 or 1865; Barnes Bros started logging in vicinity of Wrangell with ox teams around 1897 (J. M. Wyckoff, "Lumbering in Alaska," August 1923 Pathfinder)
Title taken from sign in image. Description taken from verso Verso: View of the road [Glacier Highway, Juneau] constructed by the Bureau of Public Roads, Dept. of Agriculture, in the Vicinity of Juneau, southeastern Ak.
Drawn by H.E. Parmenter, August 1897, Scale 1:10000. Data obtained by U.S.F.C. Str. "Albatross" (J.F. Moser, U.S.N.). Includes soundings in fathoms, vicinity map (upper left corner), cannery locations.
Title taken from verso. Group portrait with several women and children. Two log buildings in background; one of them under construction. Orth, Dictionary of Alaska place names: "This is a common Eskimo name, meaning 'people of the stream's...