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4 edition of Across the Chilkoot Pass by wire cable found in the catalog.

Across the Chilkoot Pass by wire cable

Hewitt, William

Across the Chilkoot Pass by wire cable

by Hewitt, William

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wire-rope transportation.,
  • Alaska -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCassier"s magazine.
    Statementby William Hewitt.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 15214.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. 529-538
    Number of Pages538
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16926258M
    ISBN 100665152140

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    I found this on Amazon and sent it to my Kindle, a scanned article from “Cassier’s Magazine” titled “Across the Chilkoot Pass by wire cable” from the Dyea tide and river side, found on microform in the Provincial Archives of British Columbia circa c) Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions. Riding the High Wire is the first comprehensive history of aerial mine tramways in the American West, describing their place in the evolution of mining after Robert A. Trennert shows how the mid-nineteenth century development of wire rope manufacturing made it possible for American entrepreneurs such as Andrew S. Hallidie and Charles Huson to begin erecting single-rope .

    Map of White and Chilkoot Pass Trails ~ En Route to the Klondike: A Series of Photographic Views, Part 's Series. Chicago: W. B. Conkey Co., . Relive the Klondike Gold Rush days with this exciting tour of Skagway and White Pass Summit. Test your nerves with a walk across a foot pedestrian cable suspension bridge over the Tutshi River Canyon.


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3, feet or 1, metres) is a high mountain pass through the Boundary Ranges of the Coast Mountains in the U.S. state of Alaska and British Columbia, is the highest point along the Chilkoot Trail that leads from Dyea, Alaska to Bennett Lake, British Chilkoot Trail was long a route used by the Tlingit for trade.

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Traffic over Chilkoot Pass increased as news of gold discoveries began in the s and 90s. Shortly after the rush to Circle City began, improvements to the pass began. An entrepreneur named Peter Peterson first installed a crude rope tramway up from the Scales up Chilkoot Pass.

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The trail became obsolete in when a railway was built from Dyea's neighbor port Skagway along the parallel White Pass trail.

The Chilkoot Trail and Dyea Site was designated a U.S. National Historic Landmark in Inthe trail was designated a National Historic Site of ated: As far as I can tell, this is probably the best book written on the modern Chilkoot Pass Trail.

I should know that much since I read most of them already. The author's description of the trail proves to be pretty accurate and she relates the old Chilkoot Pass Trail Gold Rush history of and tied them to the modern trail which I thought to /5(5).

It us about.5 mi to the boiler which was used to power the tramways which allowed stampeders to send their goods all the way over the top of the Chilkoot Pass.

The cost in was ¢/pound - something close to $5/pound at today's prices. It's about half a mile to the boiler, which we reached at pm.

The largest of the artifacts at Canyon City, it was used to power one of the aerial tramways that allowed well-financed stampeders to have their ton of goods sent across the Chilkoot Pass the easy way.

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Start This article has been rated as Start-Class on. Day 4 Chilkoot Pass and Happy Camp (km, hrs, +/m) Today we'll cross the Chilkoot Pass and the border between Alaska and Canada, over 1, meters (3, feet) above sea level.

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