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Men used horse-drawn wagons to move freight on the beach at Nome, October 22, 1900

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Men used horse-drawn wagons to move freight on the beach at Nome, October 22, 1900. All passengers and supplies had to be brought in from anchored-up vessels, as Nome's port was not deep enough. Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Library and Archives.

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