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White Pass & Yukon route

through line Skaguay to Dawson, 1906

by White Pass & Yukon Route (Firm)

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Published by White Pass & Yukon Route in [Vancouver] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Timetables,
  • Railroads,
  • Description and travel

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination24, [2] p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25865509M

      This video showcases in-depth the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad in Skagway, Alaska. This is definitely the top attraction in Skagway and worth every dime of the ticket price. The White Pass Railroad was built in during the Klondike Gold Rush, by would-be miners making their way to the Gold Fields in the Yukon. Unfortunately by the time the railroad was finished.

    While in port in Skagway, hop aboard a replica vintage Gold Rush-era train for a scenic journey through the great Alaskan and Canadian wilderness. Traveling along the White Pass and Yukon Route Railway – an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark – enjoy beautiful views of mountains, waterfalls, glaciers, rivers and valleys. On your way to Carcross in the Yukon Territory you will 5/5(69). The White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad dates back to and the Klondike Gold Rush. Needing a better means of moving men and material through the extremely rugged regions of northern Alaska, British Columbia, and the Yukon Territory (via the White and Chilkoot Passes), a railroad was chartered (the White Pass & Yukon Railway Company) and construction began later in

    The White Pass & Yukon Route (WP&YR) is a narrow-gauge (inch) privately owned railroad built during the Klondike Gold Rush. Construction of the WP&YR began in May and reached White Pass in February and Whitehorse in July It was the first railroad in Alaska and at the time, the most northern of any railroad in North America. Neighborhood 2nd Ave depot Hours For the entire schedule and fares, see the website Phone /, / Other Info Mailing Address: P.O. Box Web site The White Pass and Yukon Route A narrow-gauge railroad line that originally ran to Whitehorse, the White Pass was completed after only 2 years in /3(1).


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White Pass & Yukon route by White Pass & Yukon Route (Firm) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Built in during the Klondike Gold Rush, the White Pass & Yukon Route is a marvel of engineering despite the harsh weather and challenging geography faced. White Pass Summit Excursion Experience this unique railroad that symbolizes accomplishment in adventure and pioneering – of triumph over challenge.

Relax in vintage passenger coaches as you retrace the original route to the White Pass Summit, passing. Linking Skagway, Alaska with Whitehorse, Yukon this tiny railway carves and unbelievable path through a rugged coastal pass.

The epic construction and operation of the White Pas and Yukon Route Railway is legendary. With more than spectacular historic photographs, fascinating anecdotes and personal accounts, this book is an essential keepsake/5(9). About White Pass & Yukon Route Railway Built in during the Klondike Gold Rush, this narrow gauge railroad is an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.

Experience the breathtaking panorama of mountains, glaciers, trestles & tunnels from the comfort of vintage train cars/5(K). The scenic White Pass & Yukon Route Railway offers three excursions, all of which begin in Skagway, Alaska.

The White Pass Summit Excursion rises from Skagway to the White Pass summit, 2, feet ( meters) high, while the Bennett Scenic Journey travels the length of Lake Bennett before arriving in the Yukon Territory, stopping in the old gold-rush town of Bennett Station en route.

Before looping at the White Pass Summit, you’ll get a look at the headwaters of the Yukon River. You’ll find tremendous photo opportunities all along the route. For the best conditions, book passage in the book in the morning, available daily, for the soft morning light, or an evening train, which runs Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays.

By the time the railroad was completed in the summer of the rush was over, but the White Pass Route survived nevA?ertheless, and continued for 82 years to provide a vital link between the Yukon and the outside world. pages. White Pass & Yukon Route (Firm). Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this.

Book your tickets online for White Pass & Yukon Route Railway, Skagway: See 4, reviews, articles, and 4, photos of White Pass & Yukon Route Railway, ranked No.4 on Tripadvisor among 36 attractions in Skagway/5(K). Alaska by Train: The White Pass and Yukon Route.

Alaska by Train: The White Pass and Yukon Route. Sam Klein - Ap Alaska is a place synonymous with stunning natural beauty.

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Price New from Used from 5/5(2). During the winter ofWhite Pass & Yukon Route took on one of the largest construction projects since the completion of the rail line in The Summit Loop, just over the border of Alaska in British Columbia as finished, adding almost a mile of new track to the line/5().

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Description. Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction. What You Will Visit: White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad Built in as a way to expedite travel during the Klondike Gold Rush, the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad is a three-foot-wide narrow gauge railroad that climbs from sea level to almost 3, feet in the first 20 miles.

Come along for a ride on the historic train from Skagway, Alaska to the White Pass Summit and back. Be informed by the best host and guide on the route.

This trip. The White Pass & Yukon Route has been designated an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, putting it in the good company of such landmarks as the Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty and the Panama Canal.

This White Pass & Yukon Route train excursion takes you from Skagway, Alaska to Fraser BC and back without ever having to leave the comfort of your train only will you get to retrace the steps of the intrepid gold seekers from the Days of '98, your tour guide will point out all places of interest - both historical and natural.

Specialties: White Pass & Yukon Route is the premier excursion destination in the city of Skagway. Ride the rails for unforgettable scenery, rich history and lasting memories of your Alaskan vacation. Open early May through late September.4/5(). Get directions, reviews and information for White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad in Skagway, AK.

White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad 2nd Ave Skagway AK Reviews () Website. but rather went straight to White Pass to book the excursion. As always, if Read more. 07/12/ Jerico O.4/5(). The White Pass and Yukon Route railroad has had a large variety of locomotives and railroad cars White Pass steam locomotives Built by White Pass.

Yukon Registration 2.J Last used by White Pass in Transferred to Canadian Park Service in Transferred to Marc Johnson in. White Pass Container System Container Routes. Today it is history, but the White Pass & Yukon Route were the world pioneer in containers.

The White Pass & Yukon Route offers customers an entirely integrated system of freight movement. 90 GE 90 with special logo!

This is .Take a ride on the wild side on “the railway built of gold” as it weaves its way through steep ravines and cliff-hanging turns. The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad, known as the WP&YR, is one of Alaska’s most popular shore excursions and is also an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, an honor it shares with modern marvels such as the Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for White Pass and Yukon Route Railway by Graham Wilson (, Book, Other) at the best online prices at eBay!

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