WAMCATS: The Washington-Alaska Military Cable and Telegraph System
- On May 26, 1900, Congress gave its approval to build an extensive network of telegraph and cable lines that would link Alaska to the rest of the world.
William "Billy" Mitchell
WAMCATS cable was offloaded at Valdez
Military crews and miners were tapped to work the WAMCATS project
Wortmann's telegraph station
The Beaver Dam Roadhouse
George M. Woods
Camp at Lower Tenderfoot after a heavy snow
"Cut-in at 89"
A man reads the
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