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Scales and summit on Chilkoot Pass, April, 1898

Photograph of Gold Rush stampeders climbing the Chilkoot Pass. Caption reads: "Note the long procession of early stampeders climbing the steep mountain with packs on their backs. This old route called Chilcoot Pass was used prior to our discovery of the Skaguay route." Archives, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

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