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Chilkoot Trail 1922

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

Dyea, Alaska was once filled with gold seekers rushing to find gold. Dyea is the start of the Chilkoot Trail became a boomtown overnight in the fall of 1897 as people landed in Dyea and made their way north. The creation of the railroad in Skagway, the poor condition of the Dyea port, and the decline of the Klondike Gold Rush marked the end for Dyea. This collection of photos is from 1922, nearly 20 years after the town died away.