White Pass

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White Pass,

2,888 ft (880 m) high, in the Coast Mts., on the Alaska–British Columbia border, NE of Skagway. A hazardous trail through the pass was made (1897) by prospectors going to the Klondike, as an alternate route to the Chilkoot Pass. Between 1898 and 1900 the White Pass and Yukon Railway was built from Skagway to Whitehorse, Yukon, to provide transportation from the Pacific tidewater to the Yukon valley. The railway suspended service in 1982.
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The day's catch is served Fishing trip from Ketchikan A steam train on the White Pass Railway The impressive Hubbard glacier in Alaska
Port: The White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad, a Toronto-based company, owns and operates three deep water docks in Skagway: the Railroad Dock, the Broadway Dock, and the Ore Dock.
FIGURE 1 THE EFFECT OF LOWERING A TEST CUTOFF ON RELATIVE DIFFERENCES IN PASS AND FAILURE RATES White Pass Minority Ratio White Pass/ White Fail Cutoff Rate Pass Rate Minority Pass Rate High 80% 63% 1.
In the 1980s, Washington's White Pass Ski Area was best known as the home of Phil and Steve Mahre.
I headed for Carcross where I caught the White Pass and Yukon Route, one of the world's great narrow-gauge railways, an engineering marvel dating back to the Gold Rush era, which takes you on a hair-raising journey up 3,000ft into the coastal mountains before winding its way down to Skagway, across the border in Alaska - the historic little sea port where prospectors made landfall before heading into the Yukon.
Some cruise-tours include Kluane National Park and the White Pass & Yukon Railroad with Lake Bennett excursion.
35pm: The comedian concludes his trip through the North-West Passage, heading south through the White Pass toward Vancouver Island.
The Big Yin, right, nears the end of his 10,000-mile journey by heading south to Vancouver Island through the isolated White Pass Mountains.
Stabilize slopes, west side of White Pass, Lewis County; apparent low bidder was Midwest Rockfall of Henderson, Colo.
Beaucoup des participants en ont profite pour faire un tour a bord du train touristique White Pass & Yukon Route Railway, qui relie Fraser, en Colombie Britannique, a Skagway, en Alaska.
Many conference participants also took the opportunity to travel on the scenic White Pass & Yukon Route railway from Fraser, BC to Skagway, Alaska.
The Alaska/Yukon Group Tour offers the highlights of these two destinations with a combination of luxurious McKinley Explorer rail service between Anchorage-Denali National Park-Fairbanks, exclusive Explorer Coaches and the scenic White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad between Whitehorse and Skagway.