• historic photo of men with gear at the Alaska-British Columbia border in the snow

    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

Historic Photos Gallery


Did You Know?

Men standing on railroad grade

After gaining international acclaim for his work on the ground-breaking White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad, contractor Michael J. Heney began construction on the Copper River & Northwestern Railway, connecting the remote mining town of Kennecott, Alaska to the coastal port town of Cordova.