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The Beaver Dam Roadhouse

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The Beaver Dam Roadhouse, like other roadhouses along the Valdez-Fairbanks Trail, also served as a telegraph station. This photo is dated ca. 1910. Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Library and Archives.

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