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Transportation History (Land):
Alaska & the Yukon Territory


Railroad history links can be found here.

Histories of water transportation can be found here.


Alaska Highway, 1943
A large (222k), detailed map of the highway in relation to western North America, produced by the Alberta Travel Bureau in 1943.

Alaska Highway Photo Album
A virtual trip along the highway in all seasons.

The Alaska Highway: A Yukon Perspective
Highway and related history, presented in a comic-book format by the Yukon Archives.

Trucking the Alaska Highway
A look at Lynden Transport's 44 years of running the highway.

The Yukon Quest
Once the primary mode of winter transportation in many areas, dog mushing is now a popular recreational activity for many; for a hardy few, the 1,000-mile Yukon Quest race is the adventure of a lifetime.