• Nine men pose with gear at the Alaska-British Columbia border in the snow

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Avalanche Victims

Palm Sunday Avalanche

Lists of April 3, 1898 Avalanche Victims






Headboards

1979





Dyea Trail

April 9, 1898





New York Times

April 11, 1898





Alaska Mining Record

April 13, 1898



* Anderson,

Andrew
Anderson,

Andrew
Anderson, A.
Anderson, Peter
Anderson, O.A.
Anderson, Oscar
Anderson, O. W.
Atkins, S. AtkinsAtkins, S.
Atwood, E.D.* Atwood, E.D.Atwood, EdwardAtwood, Ed
Beck, C.* Beck, C.Beck, C.Beck, C.
Bissell, A.D.Bissell, A.D.


*Bissell,

Aldridge D.



Carl, W. Carl, W.
Carroll, William*Carroll, WilliamCarroll, William
Chappell, A.
Chapper, Walter
Chappie, W.
Chappey, Walter
Clark, J.P. Clark, J.P.
*Clark, J.K.
Clark, ThomasClark, Tom
Collings, Thomas
Collins, T.
Culleden, Thos.
Cullender,

Thomas
Cullin, Thomas
*Cullinan,

Thomas
Cullinen,

Thomas
Dahlstrom, W.A. Dahlstrom, W.A.
Dhomstrom,

W.H.
Dearhorn,
Doran, A.
Doran, Ed Doran, Ed
Doran, J. E.Doran, J.E.
Doran, James

Edward
Durber,Durber,


*Easterbrook,

R. L.



Easterbrook, R.L.
Esterbrook, R.L.
Egbert, George
Eggert, George
Englund, A.*Englund, Albert Englund, A.
Auglund, Albert
Falk, William
Falke, William Falke, Wm.
*Falke, William
Fetter, V.
Flinn, T.
Garrison, W.E.Garrison,
*Gepfert, Con
Gepharo, Con
Geppert, Con.Geppert, Con.
Glenn, T.G.
Glinn, T.
Glynn, TimothyGlynn, T.
Gray, Allan Grey, Allen
Grimes, F.M.
Grimes, S.*Grimes, S.M.Grimes, S.M.Grimes, S.
Grizzeley,

Preston
Haines, E.P. Haines, E.P.
Haynes, C.P.
Harrison, C.P. Harrison, C.P.Harrison, C.P.
*Harrison, J.V.
Hedegard, Rasmus
Hedyeard,

Rosmus
*Hegard. Ras
*Holt, C.M.
Holt, HarryHolt, Harry
Homer, C.R.
*Hudson, E.J.Hudson, E.J.
Hudson, E.T.
Hutton, E.T.
Jaeger, Henry
Jueger, H.
Johnson, Chris
Johnson, Oscar
Johnson, E.R.
Johnson, T.R.
Kenney, C.W.
Kinner, E.
Kinney, C.H.
*King, Albert F. King,
King, A.S.
Leon, G. Leon, Geo
*Lewis, Geo.Lewis, GeorgeLewis, Geo.
Loon, G.
Maxon,

Mrs. A.V.
Maxon, Mrs. A.
Maxson,

Mrs. Anna
Mozer, Mrs.

Annie
Merchant, JohnMerchant, JohnMerchant, John
McLinnan,

Daniel
*McNeil, C.L.McNeil, C.L.McNeil, C.L.
McNeil, SanfordMcNeil, Sanford
Miller, E.F.
Miller, Frank
Millet, Frank
Millet, Frank
Milton, G.J.
Morgan, John A.*Morgan, John A. Morgan, J.A.
Morgan, J.R.
Mulbane, Mrs.
Murphy, J.C. Murphy, J.C.
Murphy, J.M.
Noscitur
Omall, Wm.
Osborn,

George L.
*Pearce, J.B.Pearce, J.B.
Pierce, J. Pierce, J.
Preston, AustinPreston, AustinPreston, Austin
Rasmus, Con
Ready, John
Reddy, John
Reese, J.
Riley, W.L.*Riley, W.L.Riley, Mrs. W.L.Riley, W.L.
Riser, George Riser, Geo.
Ritchie, George
Ritchey,
Ryan, Mrs.Ryan, Mrs.
Sailing, Geo.
Saley, Jeff Saley, Jeff
Sailing, Jeff
Soley, Jeff
Schona, Matt
Seabarth, Gus
Seaborn, GusSeaborn,
Smallwood, James
*Smallwood,

Joseph
Smallwood,

Joseph
Smith, C.F.
Smith, G.F.*Smith, G.F. Smith, G.F.
Smith, J.W.
Sprague, Frank*Sprague, FrankSprague, Frank
Sprague, J.
Stevens,
Stevenson, S. Stevenson, SteveStevenson, S.
Stratton,
*Turner, Curtiss

C.
Uhlin, George
*Uelen, O.A.
Uhlin, John
Uler, O.A.
Vogel, John
Wall, Thomas Wall, Thomas
Warner, M.W.Warner,
Warner, W.F.
Warner, W.H.
Weidin, L.
Weidelein, L.
*Weidelin, L.
Welch, Mark
Widelin, I.
Wilthem,
Wood, E.D.
Yeager, H.
Zebauld, Gus
*Ziebata, Gus




*Body shipped home for burial

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