Historical Photos
Courtesy of Circle Mining District Musuem
Central, Alaska
(unless otherwise noted)

May not be reproduced in any form without permission
 

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Circle Hot Springs Hotel

Cabbage patch at

Cabin - circa 1920's

 

1953 - 1956

Circle Hot Springs

Circle Hot Springs

 

Choate Collection

Choate Collection

Choate Collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The 1st landing at Leech Field

Circle Hot Springs & gardens

Circle Hot Springs in 1924

 

now Circle Hot Springs Airport

circa 1920's

cabin upper right is now #5

 

Choate Collection

Choate Collection

Choate Collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This trail is now the road from

Bush comfort - old outhouse

Central House

 

Central to Circle Hot Springs

somewhere in Central area

during 1948 flooding

 

Choate Collection

Rasmussen-O'Leary-Warren

Rasmussen-O'Leary-Warren

 

 

Collection

Collection

 

 

 

 

 

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Central House

Central House

Road Grader

 

during 1948 flooding

during 1948 flooding

near Central House

 

Rasmussen-O'Leary-Warren

Rasmussen-O'Leary-Warren

Rasmussen-O'Leary-Warren

 

Collection

Collection

Collection

 

 

 

 

 

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Rivard cabin in Central

Old bathhouse at

Circle Hot Springs pre 1930

 

circa 1940's - 1950's

Circle Hot Springs

Hotel opened for business in 1930

 

Rasmussen-O'Leary-Warren

Rasmussen-O'Leary-Warren

Ruth Olson Collection

 

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Collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Frank Leech with huge cabbage

Birch Creek Bridge construction

Two waitress posing in

 

from his garden

between Central and Circle City

front of Central House

 

Ruth Olson Collection

Rasmussen-O'Leary-Warren

Ruth Olson Collection

 

 

Collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Circle Hot Springs Hotel

Deadwood Post Office moved

Frank Leech's gardens at

 

circa 1950's

to Circle Hot Springs in 1924

Circle Hot Springs - circa 1935

 

Ruth Olson Collection

Ruth Olson Collection

Ruth Olson Collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Circle Hot Springs

Circle Hot Springs Hotel and

1st Central House - burned 1927

 

circa 1930's

greenhouse - circa 1935

Henry Slade - proprietor - in coveralls

 

Ruth Olson Collection

Ruth Olson Collection

Ruth Olson Collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Frank Leech in his garden

Circle Hot Springs under

Circle Hot Springs

 

at Circle Hot Springs

construction - circa 1920's

in 1935

 

Choate Collection

Choate Collection

Ruth Olson Collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Store in Deadwood, Alaska

Central House and service buildings

Fur traders in front of

 

before 1916

Trail will become Steese Highway

McQuesten Trading Post

 

Ruth Olson Collection

Ruth Olson Collection

Rasmussen-O'Leary-Warren

 

 

 

Collection

 

 

 

 

 

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An Athabascan family at camp

Central House as it is today. This

McQuesten Store  and  the

 

Rasmussen-O'Leary-Warren

is the 2-story log building in photo above.

Commissioner's house in Circle City

 

 Collection

courtesy of  Mac & Linda Carter

Rasmussen-O'Leary-Warren

 

 

 

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 Photos by Mac & Linda Carter - Copyright 2002 - All rights reserved
May not be used without permission
 

 

The moose used in the background was taken from a photo
courtesy of Vic Van Ballenberghe - Used by permission 
 

 

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