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White Pass & Yukon Route Railway, Skagway, Alaska, USA

Upon our arrival in Skagway, Alaska (by the high-speed catamaran ferry from Haines – see our previous blog post, “Skagway, Alaska, USA”) we walked from the pier to the Skagway train depot of the White Pass & Yukon Route Railway (WP&YR) where we boarded a vintage car on the early morning WP&YR journey from Skagway to White Pass, on the Canadian Border, a 20.4 mile (32.8 kilometer) trip one-way.  1,254 more words

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Alaska Attractions - Big Guide to the USA

While touring the state of Alaska, look for activities and attractions along the route.  The activities and attractions listed here are in alphabetical order by city first, region, then activity.  535 more words


Alaska Cruise - Skagway

It was just a quick 102 miles to get to Skagway on Tuesday. This was our longest port day – 7 am to 9 pm. We had our first excursion of the trip booked for today – a bus tour of the White Pass and Yukon Route. 782 more words

Rugged Coast and Mountains of Alaska

With Holland America, I traveled through coastal and inland Alaska including Juneau, Skagway, Chicken, Fairbanks, Denali, and Anchorage. See my full review of the Holland America cruise in my post… 710 more words


#A to Z: Yukon

These are views along the White Pass and Yukon Route, a Canadian and U.S. Class II 3-ft narrow gauge railroad linking the port of Skagway, Alaska, with Whitehorse, capital of the Yukon territory in Canada. 130 more words

Prompts And Challenges

From object to history

NOST 200, Research in the North, is a core course in Yukon College’s various Northern Studies programs. Each year, the class develops a group research project to challenge their skills at discovering information and evidence and presenting it. 99 more words


Shadowing William Scouse

A few years ago, my son Forrest Pass, a historian at the Canadian Museum of History, told me that he was in the process of looking at (with hope of acquiring for the Museum) a remarkable diary. 498 more words