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Awoke this morning to clear skies and snow capped mountains as we arrived in Skagway, the Garden City of Alaska. The weather was still quite cool at about 10 degrees. We walked the short distance to town (quarter of a mile) and had a brief look around before we were collected for our Glacier Discovery Helicopter Tour. Skagway is a nice little town with a population of about 900. The centre of town has ...
The historic White Pass & Yukon Route railroad provides tours to the top of the mountain pass north of town. Seated in parlor cars, passengers ride up the most spectacular part of the trip viewing scenery such as Glacier Gorge, Dead Horse Gulch and Bridal Veil Falls. At the top they see the White Pass at 2,885 feet, which is also the international boundary between the United States and Canada. White Pass International Border ...
... or Gold Rush National Park buildings or other museums. As our Steam Train over White Pass did not leave until noon and our ship arrived at 7 am we had breakfast and visited the town.
The National Park buildings tell the story of those days and what amazing hardship so many went through to get so little. Only a very small percentage of the ones heading to the gold fields ever left with much money and even a smaller number left rich. That is ...
... first impression of the buildings in the Main Street were that they were very appealing to the eye and 'cute'! One of the tourist brochures has informed me that Skagway's Broadway Street has been named one of the top ten 'Great Streets in America'. Some buildings date back to 1897 and they are 'cute'!
The small town has a population of 970, but it does double during the tourist season. And of course when cruise ships are in port there are people everywhere! Our tour ...
On this trip to the mountains, we ride back to the days of the Klondike Gold Rush. Built against insurmountable odds, the railroad carried the gold seekers and their supplies towards the gold fields. Today's passengers travel in vintage railcars, all named after rivers and lakes in Alaska and Canada (not quite the Rocky Mountaineer). We witness the ...