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The all-American route to the Klondike

The all-American route to the Klondike

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Published by s.n. in [New York? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Klondike gold rush.,
  • Alaska -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe Century magazine.
    Statementby Edward Gillette.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 15020
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (6 fr.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20754382M
    ISBN 100665150202

    A scarce Klondike guidebook published in London at the height of the gold rush. This book was issued by the British Columbia Development Association, Ltd. in response to a deluge of applications for particulars concerning the new gold fields on the Yukon River and how to . William Conrad (Septem – Febru ) was an American World War II fighter pilot, actor, producer, and director whose career spanned five decades in radio, film, and television, peaking in popularity when he starred in the detective series Cannon (–).

    The Alaska Marine Highway System achieved the nation’s highest designation for a scenic route. It is one of only 27 highways in the country that have been designated as an All-American Road. The 3,nautical-mile ferry route connects 33 ports and stretches from Bellingham, Wash., to the Aleutian Islands. tors took what had been billed as the ‘All-American Route’ to the Klondike goldfi elds. lin e a Pipe s k A l a s - n r a T ue Stra it Montag Delta River Glacier Shoup Ice Field Sargent Copper Bay Orca Valdez Port Bay Blackstone Glacier Mears Sound William Prince Gulf of Alaska Valdez Palmer Girdwood Portage State Park Chugach s n i t a n o.

    The Richardson Highway, originally designed as the Valdez-to-Eagle pack trail and built in by the U.S. Army, provided an “all-American” route to the goldfields of the Klondike in Canada. The Army kept the trail open after the rush for gold ended, as it was the only direct route between Fort Liscum in Valdez and Fort Egbert in Eagle. In the late ’s prospectors objecting to foreign control of the Chilkoot and White Pass transportation corridors began seeking an All American route to the Klondike goldfields, but they found only one way across the mighty Chugach mountain range: an exceptionally difficult and dangerous path over the Valdez and Klutina glaciers.


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Additional Physical Format: Print version: Gillette, Edward, All-American route to the Klondike. [New York?]: [publisher not identified], [?]. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

The Klondike Gold Rush was a migration by an estimatedprospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon, in north-western Canada, between and Gold was discovered there by local miners on Augand, when news reached Seattle and San Francisco the following year, it triggered a stampede of prospectors.

Some became wealthy, but the Centre: Dawson City at Klondike River, Yukon, Canada. "All-American" route. An equivalent to the All-Canadian routes was the "All-American route", which aimed to reach the Yukon from the port of Valdez, which lay further along the Alaskan coast from Skagway.

This, it was hoped, would evade the Canadian customs posts and provide an American-controlled route into the interior.

Valdez Glacier became known as the all-American route to the gold fields which were not in the Klondike, but in the Copper River Valley. The Valdez Museum has on record much of the history associated with Valdez and the gold rush. /div> Others chose a different route which followed the Chilkoot Trail from Dyea, Alaska to Lake Bennett, British.

A camp at the top of the Valdez Glacier–a long, rugged way from home. Women Came to the Klondike Too. The Valdez Glacier looked easy, and in and when promoters invited gold rushers to take “The All American Route” to the Klondike, they had yet to learn that hustlers offering helpful advice were just about the only people making money from the Klondike Gold.

The Richardson Highway is not only Alaska’s first road, but also the first trail into the Interior of the state. Prior to this route opening up, traveling into the heart of Alaska was only via rivers. The trail began in as a route from Valdez to Eagle as an “all-American” route to.

Getting to the Klondike in The “All American Route” came through the North Pacific, the Gulf of Alaska to Valdez, Alaska and then over the Valdez Glacier. Good luck with that. The Valdez Glacier Route. But let’s say you survived all with your determination to get to the Klondike intact.

You’ve crossed the summit of the glacier. The Klondike Gold Rush [n 1] was a migration by an estimatedprospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon, in north-western Canada, between and Gold was discovered there by local miners on Augand, when news reached Seattle and San Francisco the following year, it triggered a stampede of prospectors.

Some became wealthy. In the spring ofAbercrombie was directed to organize his men and supplies at Valdez, on the coast, and to explore northward into the valley of the Copper River and its tributaries, and farther north to the Tanana River, seeking an all-American route from coastal Alaska to the Klondike gold fields.

Mining in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park has covered more territory than in any other Alaska park area. Much of the park's history concerns the copper development at Kennicott (the subject of Chapter 13), but the more common gold mining activity has contributed to the region's prosperity and development as well.

Becoming involved in a variety of trading and mining ventures, by late he had raised enough money to head back to Alaska to start a new venture.

of the NAT&T had told Barnette about a railroad that he was planning to build from Valdez to Eagle, as an "All. Publisher: Prince William Sound Books, Valdez, Alaska ISBN: Price: $ Valdez Gold Rush Trails of A detailed perspective of the "All-American Route" to the gold fields during the Klondike gold rush.

More than 4, argonauts crossed. (It was “All-American” only to the extent it sneaked past the Canadian border formalities that were in place along the more popular Chilkoot/White Pass route.) And then there was another “All-American” route, taken by very few, and recorded in Dietz’s book.

If you drew a straight line from the Klondike goldfields to the Pacific coast. Skagway was the gateway to the gold fields for the thousands who flocked to Alaska and the Yukon with the hope of striking it rich. Skagway may have boasted the shortest route to the Klondike, but it wasn’t the easiest.

The gold rush was a boon and bySkagway was Alaska’s largest town with a population of ab   The Alaska Highway Mapbook is the definitive guide for traveling the Alaska Highway. influx of gold seekers headed for the Klondike Gold Fields via an “All-American” route.

Despite. Valdez, formed on the Gulf of Alaska during the attempt to create the "All-American" route to the Klondike during the winter of –, became a tent city of people who stayed behind to supply the ill-fated attempts to reach the interior.

Edmonton in Canada increased from a population of 1, before the gold rush to 4, during Centre: Dawson City at the confluence of the. In addition to talking about the characters who made the Klondike and in turn were made or broken by it, he maps the perilous alternate routes: overland from Edmonton through the Peace River, the Ashcroft and Stikine Trails, the White and Chilkoot Passes, the "Rich Man's Route" along the Yukon River, and the "All-American Routes" over Alaska's /5(82).

Few people lived in the Valdez area until the winter of when gold-seekers came to Valdez to follow the "All-American Route" over the Valdez Glacier into the Interior. Some planned to prospect in the Copper River Basin; others planned to continue on to the Klondike. The expedition of 1st Lt.

Joseph Herron, 8th Cavalry, was the last of the Army efforts under Captain Glenn to find an overland all-American route to the Interior goldfields, one that could not be interdicted by Canadian constraints or regulations.

Herron's party crossed the Alaska Range via the Yentna and Kichatna rivers at Simpson Pass. Articles included in this volume: "The All-American Route to the Klondike" by Edward Gillette; illustration by Maxfield Parrish, illustrations and article on the Paris Exposition; "The Influence of the Western World on China" by Rev.

D. Z. Sheffield; article on Jews in East Lond entitled "East London Types" by Sir Walter Besant.Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle .The All American Route started here in Valdez.

They headed up to the Yukon over the Valdez Glacier. as early as