The Valdez-Fairbanks Trail (Constructed 1898-1906)
- Like many other enterprises in Alaska, the beginnings of the 386-mile Valdez-Fairbanks Trail were steeped in gold mining.
Freighting near the summit of Thom[p]son Pass on Valdez-Fairbanks Trail
A trail barn
A stage load of travelers
Going up Valdez summit
Horse pack train crossing a patch of snow on Valdez-Fairbanks Trail
Mail and freight on the Valdez summit
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