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Return to:   "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."

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William "Billy" Mitchell
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WAMCATS cable was offloaded at Valdez
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Military crews and miners were tapped to work the WAMCATS project
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Wortmann's telegraph station
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The Beaver Dam Roadhouse
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George M. Woods
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Camp at Lower Tenderfoot after a heavy snow
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"Cut-in at 89"
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A man reads the Army-Navy Register

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