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Fascinating White Pass Railway history

Fascinating White Pass Railway history

The White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad was built in just 26 months, with the English financing of the Close Brothers, the Canadian contracting of Michael Heney, and the determination of tens of thousands of mostly American workers. Construction was considered impossible at the time, and this […]

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Can you drive the Road to Emerald Lake during your Skagway cruise ship stop?

Can you drive the Road to Emerald Lake during your Skagway cruise ship stop?

Yes, it can! Renting a car in Skagway and driving to Emerald Lake and back takes about four to five hours, depending on how many stops you make. You can always turn around at any point. Driving straight through both directions takes four hours. Most cruise ship […]

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The “real ice road truckers”

The “real ice road truckers”

This is way beyond your typical Alaskan road trip. Here is a great article about people who drive across the tundra in the dead of winter, risking their lives to deliver new cars or other good to remote villages without road access. From the guy who took […]

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