The White Pass and Yukon route, winter service, season of 1905-1906 by White Pass & Yukon Route (Firm)

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  • Coaching (Transportation) -- Yukon Territory -- Timetables.,
  • Yukon -- Description and travel

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SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 76877
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Number of Pages17
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ISBN 10066576877X

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The White Pass and Yukon Route (WP&Y, WP&YR) (reporting mark WPY) is a Canadian and U.S. Class II 3 ft ( mm) narrow-gauge railroad linking the port of Skagway, Alaska, with Whitehorse, the capital of isolated system, it has no direct connection to any other railroad.

Equipment, freight and passengers are ferried by ship through the Port of Skagway, and via road through a few of the Original gauge: 3 ft ( mm). White Pass and Yukon route, winter service, season of [Vancouver]: [publisher not identified], [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: White Pass & Yukon Route (Firm) OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title.

The White Pass and Yukon Route. The Scenic Railway of the World Date: Document Type: Pamphlet Publisher Information: Press of the Century Printing Co. Seattle Reference: M The White Pass & Yukon Route climbs from sea level in Skagway to almost 3, feet at the Summit in just 20 miles and features steep grades of almost %.

The tight curves of the White Pass called for a narrow gauge railroad. The rails were three feet apart on a foot-wide road bed and meant lower construction costs.

White Pass & Yukon Route Photographic Roster. Unit # Notes Model Serial # Pictures: WPYR DUCHESS:   Built in during the Klondike Gold Rush, the White Pass & Yukon Route is a marvel of engineering despite the harsh weather and challenging geography faced by thousands of railroad construction workers.

Built by White Pass. Canada Official No. Last used by White Pass in Put on display in Loon: Gasoline-Screw Propeller Boat Mayo, Yukon Length = 54 ft. Volume = 30 gross tons. Built by White Pass.

Yukon Registration 2.J Last used by White Pass in Transferred to Canadian Park Service in White Pass Summit Excursion Experience this unique railroad that symbolizes accomplishment in adventure and pioneering – of triumph over challenge. Relax in vintage passenger coaches as you retrace the original route to the White Pass Summit, passing.

The Klondike Gold Rush was a migration by an estimatedprospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon, in north-western Canada, between and Gold was discovered there by local miners on Aug ; when news reached Seattle and San Francisco winter service following year, it triggered a stampede of became wealthy, The White Pass and Yukon route the majority went in vain.

White Pass Updates – Travel Advisories. RESERVATIONS [email protected]@ Fraser One Way Service. Details. Carcross One Way Service. Details. Bennett Camping Adventure.

Details. Train & Motorcoach Excursions. Connections via Carcross & Bennett. Details. White Pass & Yukon Route. Toll Free: [email protected] EXCURSIONS.

Summit Excursion. Bennett Scenic Journey. Fraser Meadows Steam. The railroad, constructed during the Gold Rush in the late s, now takes thousands of tourists each day from Skagway, through the White Pass, and into the Yukon.

But beyond the train itself, White Pass has become an important player in the municipality of Skagway. It’s controlled much of the city’s port since the s. Author of White Pass & Yukon route, Alaska, Atlin, and the Yukon, A Hand book of vacation trips in Alaska and the Yukon on the White Pass and Yukon Route, The White Pass and Yukon route, winter service, season ofA tour through the land of nightless days, Alaska and the Yukon Territory.

Abstract. title."Issued Vancouver, B.C., Nov. 1st, "--p. Electronic of access: Internet   Everything you need to know to complete one of the best Yukon road trip itineraries in Canada – the Golden Circle Route.

Known for its vast expanse of jagged mountain range peaks, snowy icefields, turquoise lakes and Arctic tundra, the Yukon Territory in Canada’s far north is the kind of off-the-beaten-path destination that you come to once, and never want to leave.

The chapters of this book are only 3 or 4 pages of text and the remainder of the chapter is pictures with captions. Most of the pictures are small, being about the size of a baseball card, and in black and white.

The book is organized more or less geographically, with the chapters following the building of the line from Alaska into s: 4. This video showcases in-depth the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad in Skagway, Alaska. This is definitely the top attraction in Skagway and worth every dime.

This tour is a 65 mile journey into the Yukon. Climb aboard a deluxe motorcoach and experience the magic and the mystery of the famed Yukon Territory. Your adventure begins on the docks of Skagway, but soon you’ll be climbing the South Klondike Highway to the top of the White Pass.

White Pass and Yukon Route Completed in during the Klondike Gold Rush, the White Pass and Yukon Canada Route are known as “The Scenic Railway of the World”. Today, travellers have the option to experience a breathtaking panorama of mountains, glaciers, trestles and tunnels from the luxury of vintage train cars.

With a tractive effort of 21, pounds-force (93, N) and a boiler pressure of pounds per square inch (1, kPa), KMR No. 3 was originally built for the White Pass and Yukon Route.

After six years of use, this compound engine was then sold to the Klondike Mines Railway in and saw little usage from to The scenic White Pass & Yukon Route Railway offers three excursions, all of which begin in Skagway, Alaska. The White Pass Summit Excursion rises from Skagway to the White Pass summit, 2, feet ( meters) high, while the Bennett Scenic Journey travels the length of Lake Bennett before arriving in the Yukon Territory, stopping in the old gold-rush town of Bennett Station en route.

Whitehorse was a frontier town, less than ten years old. Located on the Yukon River at the White Horse Rapids, it had begun in as a campground for prospectors on their way to Dawson City to join the Klondike Gold railroad that Service rode in on, the White Pass and Yukon Route, had reached Whitehorse only in Settling in, "Service dreamed and listened to the stories of the.

Before looping at the White Pass Summit, you’ll get a look at the headwaters of the Yukon River. You’ll find tremendous photo opportunities all along the route. For the best conditions, book passage in the book in the morning, available daily, for the soft morning light, or an evening train, which runs Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays.

See Alaska’s scenic White Pass from two different perspectives on a tour that includes a ride on the Yukon Route railway and a bike ride. Cycling allows you to experience panoramic views of the landscapes without worrying about parking, while a small group limited to 12 people ensures you receive personalized attention from your guide/K TripAdvisor reviews.

The White Pass & Yukon Route Railway book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. After years, the railway built of gold stil /5(2). White Pass & Yukon Railway No. is a class S Mikado type steam locomotive built in February of by the Baldwin Locomotive Works for the United States Army Transportation Corps.

The locomotive was designed to haul passenger and freight trains on the US Army Transportation Corps' White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad, as well as helping to build the Alaskan (ALCAN) Highway. By the time the railroad was completed in the summer of the rush was over, but the White Pass Route survived nevA?ertheless, and continued for 82 years to provide a vital link between the Yukon and the outside world.

pages. White Pass & Yukon Route (Firm). Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this. White Pass and Yukon Railroad # is the one of 2 Class Mikado's built for the White Pass and Yukon Railroad. she currently works at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

it's the exact same design as her sister # at Tweetsie Railroad. was built in April by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia, PA, for the US Army and worked on the White Pass & Yukon Railroad as.

PCA White Pass and Yukon Railroad; Skagway, Alaska Time tables of the Pacific and Arctic Railway and Navigation Company, White Pass and Yukon Route, MS Frank H. Whiting Photograph Collection; PCA Skagway, White Pass and Yukon Railroad construction and trains, ca.

Access is via the White Pass and Yukon Railroad during the summer season. Make reservations at least 24 hours in advance for train transportation.

Rate information and reservations are available by calling the railroad at In the off season, cabin users may hike to the site from Skagway along the railroad tracks. White Pass & Yukon Route Railway: Yukon Expedition & White Pass Scenic Railway - See 4, traveler reviews, 4, candid photos, and great deals for Skagway, AK, at TripadvisorK TripAdvisor reviews.

The White Pass and Yukon Route (WP&Y, WP&YR) (reporting mark WPY) is a Canadian and U.S. Class II 3 ft ( mm) narrow gauge railroad linking the port of Skagway, Alaska, with Whitehorse, the capital of isolated system, it has no direct connection to any other railroad. Equipment, freight and passengers are ferried by ship through the Port of Skagway, and via road through a few of the.

White Pass & Yukon No. 73 is a 'Mikado', steam locomotive built by the Baldwin locomotive works in May (serial number ) for the White Pass & Yukon Route railway. It's most notable for being the last steam locomotive purchased by the White Pass, and one of, if not the last Narrow Gauge Steam Locomotive ever built.

Linking Skagway, Alaska with Whitehorse, Yukon this tiny railway carves and unbelievable path through a rugged coastal pass. The epic construction and operation of the White Pas and Yukon Route Railway is legendary.

With more than spectacular historic photographs, fascinating anecdotes and personal accounts, this book is an essential s: 9. Housed in the cir­ca White Pass & Yukon Route Rail­road Depot, the his­toric Moore house and the Mas­cot Saloon.

Col­lec­tions con­sist of overarchae­ol­o­gy arti­facts asso­ci­at­ed with the Klondike gold rush and 3, copies of his­toric pho­tographs of the gold rush peri­od. The SS Keno is a preserved historic sternwheel paddle steamer and National Historic Site of SS Keno is berthed in a dry dock on the waterfront of the Yukon River in Dawson City, Yukon, Canada.

The vessel was constructed inin Whitehorse, by the British Yukon Navigation Company, a subsidiary of the White Pass and Yukon Route railway company. The Overland Trail was a Klondike Gold Rush-era transportation route between Whitehorse, Yukon and Dawson City in Yukon, was built in at a cost of CDN$, after the White Pass and Yukon Route railroad won a contract to deliver mail to the Dawson City gold fields from the Canadian government.

The trail consisted of a miles ( km)-long, 12 feet (4 m) wide graded surface. Your trip begins with a mile Klondike Highway tour to Fraser, B.C., where you will board a historic White Pass and Yukon Route Railway coach.

Your railway adventure is broken into two parts, one before and one after the hike. Ride the White Pass and Yukon Route railway from Skagway to Fraser, then join a guided, mile bike ride for the scenic return trip from the mountains to the coast.

Experience a remarkable landscape of rugged peaks, glaciers, and waterfalls, on a train built for the Klondike gold rush, now a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.

SinceKlondike Hwy. 2 has traced the route of the stampeders through the White Pass into Canada, a parallel route to the Chilkoot Trail. The road runs 99 miles, then meets the Alaska Highway a dozen miles southeast of the Yukon capital of Whitehorse. The border is at the top of the pass.

White Pass & Yukon Route Railway: White Pass Railway Derailment - See 4, traveler reviews, 4, candid photos, and great deals for Skagway, AK, at TripadvisorK TripAdvisor reviews. Skagway's White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad has new owners and a new president.

The sale of the company was finalized on July TWC Enterprises sold the rail and port operations to a joint ve.

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