Historical Photos
Courtesy of Circle Mining District Musuem
Central, Alaska

Unless specified otherwise, the photos are from the
Rasmussen - O'Leary - Warren Collection
May not be reproduced in any form without permission
 

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Hauling a "Cat"

Dog team crossing

Hauling freight from

 

across Eagle Summit

Eagle Summit

Circle City

 

 

 

 

 

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Dog team and driver 

Mail run - Chatanika to Circle

The "Stage" bringing passengers 

 

with  mail and passenger

circa 1930's

across Eagle Summit - June 1928

 

 

 

 

 

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Vehicle caravan

"Cats" on

Horses and sled in deep snow

 

crossing Eagle Summit

Eagle Summit

at mile 74 on Steese Highway

 

 

 

 

 

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General Steese traveling the road

Eagle Summit

A horse drawn grader

 

named after him in 1927 - mile 81

in the spring of 1928

used in road construction

 

Choate Collection

 

 

 

 

 

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Horse drawn sleds at Ptarmagan Creek

Joe Bristows modified Model T

Joe Bristow in Circle City

 

Steese Highway - mile 101

adapted to use on Steese

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Miller House on

Yukon riverboats at Circle City

Team and sled hauling

 

Mammoth Creek in 1922

"Ella" is sinking and Weare boat

freight in the winter

 

 

 

 

 

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Mail run in 1939

Mail team going up steep

Delivering mail in 1939

 

on Eagle Summit

incline on Eagle Summit

at Sourdough Creek

 

 

 

 

 

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Faith Creek Roadhouse

12 mile Roadhouse

Teams with passengers

 

Maurice O'Leary and team

Van Grundy and O'Leary

traveling in winter

 

 

 

 

 

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The steamer named Yukon

 

in Circle City circa 1930s

 

 

 

 

  

 

The following photo is NOT from the museum collections

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Logs used in road construction to cover

 

muddy areas - called "Corduroy"

 

photographer unknown

 

 

 

 

 

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