Publisher: Wolf Creek Books (November 2003)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 6.2 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
Skagways' prior as a rip-roaring gold rush city is captured within the Skagway tale. This fascinating little ebook is rather like a scrapbook, packed with photos from dusty trunks in attics, reminiscences from pioneers who have been there, and memorabilia of long-buried neighborhood citizens. find out about the consideration days of Skagway, often called the "Gateway to the Klondike"-the discovery of the Klondike goldfields in 1896, the ordeal of the stampeders trudging over the grueling Chilkoot go within the iciness of 1897, the 1898 shootout among con guy Soapy Smith and town authentic Frank Reid, the of entirety of the narrow-gauge White cross & Yukon direction railroad in 1900, and different milestones within the heritage of the North's most famed bonanza.