4 edition of Doing the White Pass found in the catalog.
Doing the White Pass
|LC Classifications||F1095.K5 C57 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||88 p. :|
|Number of Pages||88|
|LC Control Number||82062466|
The White Pass and Yukon Route (WP&Y, WP&YR) (reporting mark WPY) is a Canadian and U.S. Class II 3 ft ( mm) narrow-gauge railroad linking the port of Skagway, Alaska, with Whitehorse, the capital of Yukon. An isolated system, it has no direct connection to any other al gauge: 3 ft ( mm). Book your tickets online for White Pass & Yukon Route Railway, Skagway: See 4, reviews, articles, and 4, photos of White Pass & Yukon Route Railway, ranked No.4 on Tripadvisor among 36 attractions in Skagway/5(K).
The White Pass & Yukon Railroad Company, organized in April , paid Brackett $,; $60k and $50k in two separate payments for the right-of-way to his road. On , construction began on the narrow gauge railroad. “Give me enough dynamite, and snoose, and I’ll build you a railroad to hell.”. If you have a day in Whitehorse, one of the must do activities is a ride on the White Pass scenic Railway – also called the White Pass – Yukon Route Railroad (WP & YR), a narrow gauge railway that runs from Skagway, Alaska to Carcross, Yukon Territory. It’s one of the most scenic train trips I’ve ever done.
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Doing the White Pass Paperback – June 1, by Howard Clifford (Author) › Visit Amazon's Howard Clifford Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: Howard Clifford. White Pass & Yukon Locomotive Roster 82 About the author Howard Clifford, award-winning writer and photographer, has traveled extensively in Alaska and the Yukon for more than a quarter of a century, writing thousands of words and taking hundreds of photographs of his favorite travel Rating: % positive.
In fact, the White Pass Railway was km from start to finish when completed, which defied all odds that such a venture could even be completed, a railway connecting the Pacific to the Klondike.
His book does an excellent job of explaining the difficulties and methodical process of building the railroad/5(11). Doing the White Pass: the story of the White Pass & Yukon Route and the Klondike gold rush. [Howard Clifford] -- A guidebook and a history of the White Pass and Yukon Railway.
Includes a roster of equipment and many historic black-and-white photographs. It Happened on the White Pass: The Life and Times of a Narrow-Gage Railway Engineer Paperback – January 1, by J. True (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: J.
True. Bennett Scenic Journey. Fraser Meadows Steam. Chilkoot Hiker Service. One-Way Train Trips & Overnight Camping. Connections via Carcross & Bennett. Connections via Fraser.
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The White Pass Journey: Official White Pass Dvd Collection (White Pass & Yukon Route)Author: Unknown. If you get to Skagway Alaska make sure one of your excursions include the White Pass railway.
It is about an hour and forty minute (one way) ride into the past. You ride the exact path that the gold miners took to look for gold in the Yukon.
Also, because it 5/5(K). White Pass & Yukon Route Railway, Skagway: "Hi, If I were to book train tickets for " | Check out 8 answers, plus see 4, reviews, articles, and 4, photos of White Pass & Yukon Route Railway, ranked No.4 on Tripadvisor among attractions in s: K.
Tours are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. Requests can be submitted up to three months in advance and no less than 21 days in advance. You are encouraged to submit your request as early as possible as a limited number of spaces are available.
All White House tours are free of charge. White Pass & Yukon Route Railway, Skagway: "Is there a best time of day to take the White " | Check out 5 answers, plus see 4, reviews, articles, and 4, photos of White Pass & Yukon Route Railway, ranked No.4 on Tripadvisor among attractions in s: K.
Passing for White is compelling reading and is based on a true story of two slaves who made their escape to freedom. This book is told through the eyes of Rosa a slave who could pass for being white. It is aimed at a teenage audience and is dyslexia friendly/5. The epic construction and operation of the White Pass and Yukon Route Railway is legendary.
With more than spectacular historic photographs, fascinating anecdotes and personal accounts, this book is an essential keepsake. Read more Read less click to open popover/5(9). > Out of Print & Rare > Railroad > Doing the White Pass Doing the White Pass by Clifford, Howard # VIEW DETAILS Front Cover: A Hand Book of Vacation Trips in Alaska and the Yukon on the White Pass and Yukon Route The White Pass & Yukon Route: A Pictorial History.
See Alaska’s scenic White Pass from two different perspectives on a tour that includes a ride on the Yukon Route railway and a bike ride. Cycling allows you to experience panoramic views of the landscapes without worrying about parking, while a small group limited to 12 people ensures you receive personalized attention from your guide/5(K).
Hello looks like the white pass railway is right by the port any reason to not just book direct with the train company and not book through cruise line.
Saves around $40pp or more depending steam train vs the other one. Highly unlikely going to not get back from excursion since i am sure there is a big group of people from all the ships in port.
The White Pass Scenic Railway was a little long but had some spectacular views. Standing on the front of the train taking pictures was a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
The hour excursion to White Pass Summit pulls out of the station at Skagway, passes by the grave of the city’s most notorious shyster, Soapy Smith, then begins to climb nearly 3, feet in 20 miles up steep grades and around tight, cliff-hanger curves.
You’ll pass Inspiration Point, looking down on the Skagway Harbor and out at the. White Pass Summit Excursion Experience this unique railroad that symbolizes accomplishment in adventure and pioneering – of triumph over challenge.
Relax in vintage passenger coaches as you retrace the original route to the White Pass Summit, passing. The scenic White Pass & Yukon Route Railway offers three excursions, all of which begin in Skagway, Alaska. The White Pass Summit Excursion rises from Skagway to the White Pass summit, 2, feet ( meters) high, while the Bennett Scenic Journey travels the length of Lake Bennett before arriving in the Yukon Territory, stopping in the old gold-rush town of Bennett Station en route.
Providing a great overview of the town, the history, and venturing up to the White Pass Summit at 3, feet to take in some scenery all combine to form this information packed mini-tour. You won't find anything like this Skagway shore excursion through the cruise lines as this is a strictly local offering narrated by local Skagway guides/5(20).Passing for White is the unique tale of the children of a wealthy Irish Georgia planter and his common-law slave wife, who are sent north before the Civil War.
Black and slave by the standards of the day, their father's decision allows them to be raised in a Catholicism that establishes an alternate identity/5.The White Book eBook on Thomson Reuters ProView™ expands the horizons of how, when and where you can access the commentary and insight that makes a difference to you every day.
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