Publisher: Heritage House Publishing (May 1, 2004)
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this can be the story of the way Canada's excessive northern desert used to be introduced into civilization's fold via a frail community of wires laboriously strung among poles and timber for hundreds and hundreds of desolate miles. The Yukon Telegraph all started in 1897, while gold used to be stumbled on within the Yukon and the govt wanted a quicker approach to speak with its distant northern territory. The remoted citizens, too, sought after a extra trustworthy reference to the skin global. invoice Miller takes readers from the line's notion in 1899 to its abandonment in 1952 via to its prestige this present day and its strength for destiny generations, concentrating on the vibrant those who lived and labored within the region. His account, improved by way of huge examine and interesting storytelling, finds a desirable fragment of Canada's wealthy background.