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Life in the Pedestrian Lane: School days

...That class 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 those...
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...
Treider: A different vision of Alaska's future

In 1985, my young family followed an oilfield truck up the Alcan and we began a life of adventure, beauty, hard work, laughter and tears. About a decade ago, I married my best friend, Nelma...
Aloma White

...3 children, Sheryl Ann, Rodger Lee, and Judy Lynn White.Shortly after Judy was born they drove the very long and dusty Alcan with the three kids and dog Daisey May, arriving July 1954 to live in Homer, close to her family.Aloma was a wife and mother...
'Exploder' had a long, useful life for 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...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...Bulldogs, Nikiski, Sterling, Kasilof, financial, security, churches, 'Cook Inlet', hiking, mountains, Redoubt, alcan, clamming, technology, wildlife, refuge, nikishka, nature, halibut, fishermen, terrorist, attacks, pipeline, knowles...
Voices of Alaska: Why I'm restoring Alaska Hire requirements

...Hire 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...
Georgie Lantz

...four children, she traveled from Nebraska to Seattle. The airlines held the flight for them to arrive. The men headed up the Alcan. Later, when she was on the homestead with no electricity and no running water, she would wonder why she packed her iron...
Roger Jay Tachik

...Roger was born Oct. 25, 1936, to Anna and Paul Tachick near Conrath, Wisconsin. In 1951, he turned 15 while traveling the Alcan with the rest of the Tachick family. They settled on the south side of the Kenai River, where the Soldotna Bridge is today...
Richard L. Dickinson

...2015, in 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 born...


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