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Alaska Highway or Alcan?

Jean Ball stands by the sign at the outskirts of Edmonton, Alberta,
that marked the start of her Great Adventure in 1943.

A photo of the 'Start of the Alaska Highway' sign in Edmonton, Alberta, in 1943.
Photo is ©2002 by Jean Ball Kosloff, and is used here with permission.