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Return to:   The Alaska Earthquake - March 27, 1964 remains an infamous date in Alaska history, especially among those who survived it.
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The road and rail line were broken at Portage

Portage, May 1964. The road and rail line were broken at Portage. Further, the entire region dropped several feet during the quake, allowing flooding with every high tide. Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Library and Archives.

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