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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...
Dorothy Lentz Bourne

...1932 in Chicago, Illinois to Mabel and Ralph Bourne. As a newlywed, she and her husband Robert "Bob" Lentz ventured up the Alcan, arriving in Seward in 1950. They moved to North Kenai after the 1964 earthquake. She moved into the Kenai Senior Center...
'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...
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Betty Louise Brown

...After living there for about a year, they decided to go to Alaska. This was a year after the earthquake. They drove up the AlCan, Dave in his Jeep and Betty and the kids in a Studebaker they had purchased for $150 at the car lot where Dave was working...
Paul Frederic Eskelin

...of fishing, 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...
Juanita Elizabeth Lazenby Fander

...Fander. She married Phillip Lazenby on Aug. 26, 1946 in Minden, Nev.Peggy and Phil Lazenby drove up the newly completed Alcan in 1947 to start a new life in Alaska. Times were tough and work was scarce so they drove back to Washington state that same...
Don Jones

...enthusiastic Harley rider, a beachcomber and metal detector hobbyist, collecting everything of Alaskan history. He drove the Alcan countless times from Soldotna to Seattle and onto Sturgis and all the way to Georgia, too. He was a true Alaskan pioneer in...
Michael Chris Petrov

...he got his GED because someone told him he couldn't. After discharge, Mike flipped a coin. Alaska won, and he drove the Alcan in February 1967. He may have met good friend gunsmith and shooter Bill Fuller and Betty in Cooper Landing on his way to the...
Kenneth Cole Grimes

...I want to raise them in Alaska." A month after their first son was born, he moved there in February 1967 by driving the Alcan highway in an old Hillman Minx convertible. His 35 years in Alaska were filled with many adventures with family and friends...


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