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Automobile with banner: "Fairbanks. Chitina. Valdez!! or bust!!"

View of men riding in Model T Ford with banner, Valdez-Fairbanks Trail, Valdez, Alaska. Also from front: "Valdez, Alaska." From verso: "The first auto over V[aldez]-F[airbanks] Trail. Model T Ford. Shipped into F[air]b[an]ks. Came out over V[aldez]-F[airbanks] Trail, summer of [19]13 (or 14). Car sold to Al White. Auto is 1913 Model T. Property of Cook Inlet Historical Society." Photographer's number P203. 1913-1914. Photographer: P.S. Hunt. Original photograph size: 5" x 7". Anchorage Museum of History and Art - Library and Archives.

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