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Sternwheeler Graveyard, Dawson City, Yukon


Seven great steamboats from the Klondike Gold Rush era sit along the shore of the Yukon River just downstream from Dawson City. Since 2007 teams from the Institute of Nautical Archaeology have been documenting them one a time. This drone footage captures the beauty and desolation of these forgotten boats (3:30).

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