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The Canol Project



Oil for Victory - the Canol Project
Following the Japanese invasion of Alaska, the Canol was envisioned as the answer to a safe supply of fuel for Allied forces in the North. This massive project, however, is all but forgotten now.

The Canol Project: An Oil Field Joins Up
This article was published in Popular Mechanics magazine in March 1944.

Canol Heritage Trail
Jason Vorderstrasse has compiled this comprehensive collection of photos, trail reports, news articles and a bibliography.

388th Engineer Batallion
This excellent site commemorates the members of the 388th, who worked on the Canol Project in 1942-43.

Backpacking the Canol Heritage Trail
This site details a backpacking trip by Steve Queen, Dave Cobb and Roberta Cobb from August 9-22, 1998.

Mackenzie Breakup
A historical novel by Jean Kadmon, based on her experiences working on the Canol Project during World War II.


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