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Life in the Pedestrian Lane: School days

...graduated high school in 1957. To them, "The Wizard of Oz" and "Gone With the Wind" were always movies, the AlCan highway had always been there, Pius XII had always been Pope and there had always been a Superman. I'm not sure any of...
Dean Ivan Corder

...moved to Alaska and asked Dean to bring his brother's family to Anchorage. He and the two families traveled up the Alcan Highway and arrived in Alaska two days after Mount Spurr erupted. Thus started their Alaskan adventure. They lived in Anchorage...
Voices of Alaska: Why I'm restoring Alaska Hire requirements

...requirements. These are good construction jobs and I'm proud Alaskans will be doing the work.My mother worked on the Alcan Highway construction project. I paid for my education by working as a carpenter, teamster and laborer on the Trans-Alaska...
Richard L. Dickinson Alaska. He was a longtime resident of Alaska, arriving in 1967 after realizing a lifelong dream of driving the Alcan Highway. While in Alaska, he resided in Anchorage, the Eagle River area, Soldotna, and the Matsu Valley. Richard was...
Refuge Notebook: Following the Alaska dream

When I was 6 years old, my family traveled the Alcan Highway from California to the Arctic Circle in Alaska. We visited relatives who lived on a subsistence farm in the Peace River country...
Paul Frederic Eskelin, hunting and the outdoors in his children. He also enjoyed traveling to visit family and friends, driving the Alcan Highway many times.All those who knew Paul will remember him as a caring, thoughtful, and kind person with a gentle nature...
Mr. Jeffrey Scott Paneitz

...and Beverly Paneitz in Fairbury, Nebraska.Jeff believed the most important thing in life was family. He drove the AlCan highway to Alaska alongside his brother and family in 1980, first settling in Anchorage and then in Soldotna. He was never...
CPH Radiation Oncology Center breaks ground?

...commented Dr. Halligan. It was joked that the road to the ground breaking ceremony was about as rough as the Alcan Highway circa 1949 and Borough Mayor Mike Navarre commented, "I feel very good about what is happening today. I think all...
Homer couple celebrates 60th anniversary

...moved their girls, Sandy Miller and Cris Beachy to Anchorage in April 1956 towing a house trailer over the primitive Alcan Highway.Betty's parents, Bill and Verna Clendenen, Betty's sister Shirley and her husband, Willie Chernoff were already...
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'Exploder' had a long, useful life

...many, many years before it came into Carol's possession -- driving it into ditches, towing another vehicle up the Alcan Highway, exceeding load capacities, and other things her father would never admit to. Most importantly though, in my opinion...


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