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Construction of railroads in Alaska

hearings before the Committee on Territories, United States Senate. Sixty-third Congress, first session, on S. 48, a bill to authorize the President of the United States to locate, construct, and operate railroads in the territory of Alaska, and for other purposes, and S. 133, a bill to provide for the construction of railroads in Alaska, and for other purposes. May 2, 1913. (with addenda and index)

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Territories

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Published by Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska.
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Alaska

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .T38 1913a
      The Physical Object
      Pagination718 p. ;
      Number of Pages718
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6559445M
      LC Control Number13017286

      Alaska's Railroad Builder, Mike Heney Hardcover – January 1, by Edward A. Herron (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover Author: Edward A. Herron.   Square Foot / Square Meter Cost Data are established from data collected for the Compass International‘s Global Construction Costs Yearbooks: Compass International’s (7) .

      During World War II the railroad was the chief supplier for the US Army’s Alaska Highway construction project and later gained international fame as an excursion railroad. The railroad was operated by . The Alaska Railroad is crucial to some of the state's industries – notably coal mining and the now-closed refinery in North Pole. “The Alaska Railroad” also refers to the Alaska Railroad Corporation, the state .

      Alaska Railroad Map. The Alaska Railroad extends miles north from the coastal community of Seward, all the way to the interior Alaska city of Fairbanks. The Coastal Classic route offers service . Trains magazine offers railroad news, railroad industry insight, commentary on today's freight railroads, passenger service (Amtrak), locomotive technology, railroad preservation and history, railfan .


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Construction of railroads in Alaska by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Territories Download PDF EPUB FB2

ARRC Economic Stimulus Projects () Chief Executive Officer Certification-Sec. of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of Alaska Railroad Corporation Implementation Plan.

Program contains views of historical photographs of Alaska railroads, Alaska Railroad cars Construction of railroads in Alaska book engines, railworkers and train conductors, Whitehorse, and White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad winter Author: Gwendolyn Higgins.

An Alaska Railroad engine pulls every train, but north of Anchorage (Talkeetna, Denali, and Fairbanks), you can also book private dome railcars operated by the cruise lines and other companies.

You don't have to be a cruise passenger to book them. Here's how to book. France, where they built railroads to sup-port the troops fighting on the Western Fro nt. The manpower shortage on the Alaska Railroad slowed but did not stop construction.

In August,when Mears. Howard Clifford reports in his book Rails North, "By June Alaska Central had four locomotives, 30 flat cars, 10 box cars and cabooses, a snow plow and a large number of side dump construction cars. Inthe 70 miles of existing track was purchased from Alaska Northern, and Anchorage was established as a “tent city” railroad construction camp, as well as headquarters for the new Alaska.

List of railroads in Alaska. Jump to navigation Jump to search. The following railroads operate in the U.S. state of Alaska Regional/Commuter Railroads. Alaska Railroad (ARR) Heritage/Scenic Railroads. Construction of the “Alcan” Highway (ALCAN was the military acronym for the Alaska-Canada Highway) officially began on March 9, Army engineers were ordered to construct a road that would.

State & Federal Statutes Act of - U.S. legislation authorizing the construction and operation of a railroad in Alaska. (Ma ) (KB) Alaska Railroad Transfer Act (ARTA) - U.S. Code Title.

Book digitized by Google from the library of the Library of Congress and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : Chapters cover earlier Alaskan railroads, construction and operation, towns along the route, bridges, stations, river boats, tourism, winter conditions, wrecks and fires, the earthquake, World War II, Seller Rating: % positive.

This collection contains a diary written by Haman in while employed in construction of the Alaska Highway, as well as photographs of people, equipment, buildings, camps, ships, railroads, aerial Author: Gwendolyn Higgins. Filed under: Railroads -- Design and construction -- Fiction.

The High Hander, by William Oliver Turner (Gutenberg ebook) Filed under: Railroads -- Canada, Western -- Design and construction -- Fiction. The Alaska Railroad stretches miles from Seward in the south to Fairbanks in the north.

The train operates two main daily routes in the summer: a southern route between Seward and Anchorage and. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated.

Alaska Engineering Commission () The Alaska Central Railway went bankrupt in Likewise the Alaska Northern Railway in Now it was the United States government's turn to try.

Construction Project Railroads Posted by JoeBlow on Sunday, Novem AM I recall seeing an article in a s or 60s edition of Model Railroader about construction project railroads. Don's Rail Photos. Alaska Short Lines and Industrial Railroads. Alaska Central RR. 1 was built by Portland in#, as Northern Pacific It was sold as ACRR 1 in and became Alaska.

The Alaska Northern extended the system to Kern Creek, 71 miles from Seward by The Alaska Railroad came into being in when Congress purchased the Alaska Northern and authorized. For residential and commercial construction, railroads transport a variety of building materials, including steel, stone, non‐metallic minerals, wood products and plastics.

And at the end of the residential. Aired 3/23/ Ted Kornweibel is the author of "Railroads in the African American Experience: A Photographic Journey," the first book to detail the entire sweep of the African-American .For history's sake, Alaska would be home (at one time or another) to roughly twenty railroads although today it is home to only two, the ARR and the aforementioned White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad.

.The Alaska Railroad travels the same historic roadless wilderness route that was established shortly after the first wave of miners and pioneers came to Alaska in the early 's. • In construction began .