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    Early Alaska: A Terrific Album of Thirty-two Oversized Yukon Gold Rush Era Photos, Many by Important Photographers. Outstanding subjects, including: (1) Miners on the job, by Larss & Buglos, Dawson, Y.T. (2) A large group of Native Americans. (3) Discovery at Bonanza Creek, with numerous miners and structure, by Milligan Photo. (4) U.S. Mail dogsleds by F.H. Nowell. (5) Below Williams Discovery Inmachuk River, Sept. 22, 1903, by Nowell. (6) Infantry troops for Ft. Seward, brought in to control the 1907 strike, by Case & Draper. (7) Dawson street scene down 3rd Ave., by Case & Draper. (8) Indian Town, Killisnoo, by Case & Draper. (9) Miners with pan in front of log house, by Kinsey & Kinsey Photo, 1902. (10) Railroad and smelting, by Nowell. (11) Scene of town and harbor, by Nowell. (12) Pioneer Mining Company's prospecting drill, Head of Dexter, showing Sugar claim in distance. (13) Town of Ketchikan, by Nowell. (14) Water wheel and mill on Ketchikan Creek, by Case & Draper. (15) Treadwell Mines, Douglas Island, by Case & Draper. (16) Dam at Central Fork Sinock River with mining construction, Nome, by Dobbs. (17) Canyon, Dyer Trail, with tents, miners, horse teams, etc., by Hegg, 1898. (18) Dashley group of mines, Kimachuk River, by Nowell, 1903. (19) Largest reindeer herd in Alaska, by Nowell. (20) Juneau on Castineaux Channel, Douglas and Treadwell in distance, by Case & Draper.

    Other photos not listed are of similar quality, but not signed or captioned. Most are gelatin prints. Nine of the thirty-two have minor condition issues, but all are in collectable condition, and most photos are in great shape. One of the finest groups of early Alaska images we have encountered. Really should be inspected in person to fully appreciate.


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