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... building of the pipeline, Now it supports the truckers and the tourists and the hunters.
ColdFoot is located halfway along the Iceroad 240 miles from Prudoe Bay where the Pipeline starts and 240 miles from Fairbanks. It is half bitumen and half dirt. The Alaskan Government call it a Hwy because the National Government maintains Highways...The National Government dont class it a Hwy and that way they dont have to maintain it. To lay new bitumen costs around 33 million ...
... on that road tomorrow when the full on shooting starts.
Just over the border is Boundary. It has an airstrip and some run down old cottages and a couple of petrol pumps that have seen better days. There was no-one about but I am sure there are at least a couple of hunters living there. Maybe the staff on the border post fly in and out of there as it is a long way otherwise.
The next stop was Chicken. It surprised me as I thought it was going to be ...
... br> Home about 5PM, we had a nice evening sitting outside and socializing.
Monday, August 4th – Fairbanks, AK – Day 28 of Caravan
9:00 AM bus trip thru part of downtown Fairbanks to the Ice Museum. After a movie about the northern lights which put out most of our lights, we went into the -9 degree rooms to get up close to the ice sculptures. Dex was the lead dog down the ice ...
... t fly so high that we didn't have a view of the terrain. It was so spectacular! The flight was flawlessly smooth and might I also add that it was an all girl crew! Yes....Pilot, Co-Pilot, Navigator and Flight Attendants were all women. These Alaskan gals rock!
From the airport we were picked up by the Princess Cruise Line and taken to the Princess Riverside Lodge in Fairbanks. The lodge sat next to the Chena River and was very nice but this was just ...
... Him” hell ye, get ...