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Aerial view of Seward, 1905

Comment reads: "Seward, Alaska. The Pacific terminus of the Alaska Coastal Railway now under constrution for 450 miles to the interior of Alaska. Seward is one year old, has a population of 1000, electric light plant, telephone exchange, public school, daily newspaper, five chuches, thirty-eight general stores, fifteen saloons and is growing rapidly. It is now the terminus of the government communications cable extending from Seattle to Alaska. The Ressurection River is in view below the Kenai Mountains, a rectangular street pattern is evident, and two steamships are docked."

Individuals

None

Collection

University of Washington

Location

Seward, Alaska

Date

Circa 1905

Photographer

Unknown

Image Type

B&W

Dimensions

6.5x3cm

Condition

Good

Identified By

University of Washington Library and Alan Boraas

Date Cataloged

2003-09-03

Archive Location

KPC Anthropology Lab


Use Agreement and Restrictions

All of the photographs in this collection are for personal, educational, or research use only. These images cannot be used for political, commercial, or advertising purposes. At the present time the college does not have the capabilities to reproduce prints from the image scans. For technical inquiries, or to report errors, please contact webmaster@alaska.edu.