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U.S. Army construction camp for the Alaska Highway
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Some of the soldiers who built the Alaska Highway
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Rusty Dow by truck, 1944
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Military bulldozer working on the Alaska Highway
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Group at the meeting of both ends of the Alaska Highway
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Governor Gruening visits the Public Roads camp in Whitehorse
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Construction of a bridge along the Alaska Highway
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Color guard at the completion of the Alaska Highway
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At the completion of the Alaska Highway
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Alaska Department of Highways sign on Alaska Highway
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Alaska Highway Mile 0 sign, Dawson Creek, B.C., 1949
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Watson Lake signpost
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Three men in front of a mile post
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Summit Lake
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Slide # 195: Seattle Mountaineers Mt. McKinley Expedition, 1964
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First truck driving the Alcan from Dawson Creek to Whitehorse, 1942
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First truck
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Bus driven by Paul and Flora Greimann over Alaska Highway

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