Select Copper River & Northwestern Railway Archive Photos

Sources: Alaska's Digital Archives and University of Washington Digital Collections

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Sternwheeler in Wood Canyon


First Steamboat on the Copper River, 1908


Copper River and Northwestern Railway Headquareters, Cordova, 1908


Construction of the CR&NW Ry. Wharf, Cordova, 1908


Locomotives #3 and #20 of the CR&NW Ry.


Copper River Railway Engine No. 2


Railway Car and Telegraph Station, CR&NW Ry.


Steam Shovel


Rotary Snow Plow


Copper River Railway Passenger Cars


Observation Car


Between Eyak River and Alganic Slough


Bridge 27A


Miles Glacier, and the Site of the Million Dollar Bridge


Construction of the Million Dollar Bridge


Dedication of the Million Dollar Bridge, 1910


The Million Dollar Bridge


Mile 53


Camp 55


Steamboats at a Copper River Landing


October Morning


Railroad Construction, Abercrombie Canyon


Railroad Construction, Abercrombie Canyon


Abercrombie Canyon, Copper River Railway


Baird Canyon


Mile 103 Tunnel


Work Train. Mile 113


Mile 124 Trestle


Trestle Construction, Mile 136


Railroad Construction, CR&NW Ry.


Rafting Wood Canyon


Wood Canyon Looking Upstream


Upper End of Wood Canyon


Copper River Eddy


Wide View of River with Eddy


40,000 lbs. of Powder


Wood Canyon Railroad Tracks


Construction of the Copper River Railway Crossing Near Chitina


Construction of the Copper River Railway Crossing Near Chitina, 1910


Finished Bridge Near Chitina


Steamboat Landing on Chitina Side of Copper River Bridge


Copper River Railway Switchbacks and Steamboat Landing Near Chitina


Train at Chitina


Chitina Train Station


Chitina


Confluence of Chitina and Copper River


Tram Across the Copper River


Chitina River Tram


Gilahina River Trestle, CR&NW Ry.


Dipnetting at Mile 55, 1915


Dipnetting Abercrombie Canyon, 1919


Dipping the Copper River, 1917


Dipping Abercrombie Canyon, Copper River


Copper River Fish Camp, 1930's


Copper River Saltery


Railway Cook Tent


Steel Bridge over the Kuskulana River


Kuskulana Bridge, Copper River & Northwestern Railway


Ferry at McCarthy, 1918


Kennicott Copper Mine ca. 1910


Kennicott


Aerial View of Kennicott Copper Mine


Mine on Ridge above Kennicott


Mother Lode Mine Entrance


Winter View at Top of Tram, Kennicott


"The Bucket Line"


Tram


End of the Copper River and Northwestern Railway, Kennicott