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Construction photographs of the Alcan Highway, Alaska and Yukon Territory [graphic]
BANC PIC 1997.010--fALB; BANC PIC 1997.010--ALB
Collection Overview

Title:

Construction photographs of the Alcan Highway, Alaska and Yukon Territory

Creator/Contributor:

Tolen, Harry S., creator

Creator/Contributor:

United States, Public Roads Administration.

Creator/Contributor:

Utah Construction Company

Abstract:

Contains photo-report showing construction progress of the Alcan (Alaska) Highway, from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, north. Views of Alaskan and Yukon Territory scenery, especially along the White River and Whitehorse area; vegetation; the Utah Construction Company camps and workers; road building equipment; and other related views are included.

Date:

1943 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ak -- n-cn-yk
Roads -- Design and construction -- Alaska -- Photographs
Roads -- Design and construction -- Equipment and supplies -- Photographs
Roads -- Design and construction -- Yukon Territory -- Photographs
Alaska Highway -- Pictorial works
Alaska -- Pictorial works
Yukon Territory -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographed by Gail Pinkstaff; most photos captioned on verso.
On album cover: Canada-Alaska Highway photographs. U.S. Federal Works Agency, Public Roads Administration, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory.
Contains two maps showing territory between the Donjek and White Rivers, Yukon Territory.
Harry S. Tolen, compiler of this album, was a Chief Engineer in charge of building the Northwest 500 miles of the Alcan Highway from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, north.
Includes photo-report entitled: Report of the materials encountered during the field reconnaissance of the Alaska-Canada Highway from Edith Creek crossing to White River on the south side of the valley, by Robert E. Simpson, assistant highway engineer.

Type:

graphic
Progress photographs.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
1 album (218 photographic prints) : b&w ; 30 x 24 cm. + 4 typescript leaves, accompanying map and photographic prints.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1997.010--fALB
BANC PIC 1997.010--ALB

Origin:

Yukon Territory

Related Item:

Report of the materials encountered during the field reconnaissance of the Alaska-Canada Highway from Edith Creek crossing to White River on the south side of the valley : Simpson, Robert E.