Pulp Mill Dam Under Construction - 1953
Submitted for publication by Weston
Ketchikan, AK: Front
Page Photo - This historical photograph is from Weston Davis'
Grandmother's collection. Alex Kamkoff was the photographer -
he was an engineer working on the pulp mill construction project.
The photo was a gift to Davis' Grandmother. Contact Weston Davis
concerning any republication requests © applies...
Weekend - August 23-24, 2003
Mt. Hunter in the Alaska
Photo by Ned Rozell
is a Corruption, Mt. Hunter a Mistake by Ned Rozell - Until
recently, I didn't know Alaska had a Wall of China, Washington
Monument Rock, Vancouver Island, river Styx, Hell's Kitchen,
Grand Canyon, Chinatown, or 12 Long Islands, seven Crater Lakes,
and three Death Valleys.
These exotic Alaska locations
are all part of Donald Orth's Dictionary of Alaska Place Names,
which LoAnna Savage of Craig, Alaska, inspired me to open when
she wrote to tell me about her interest in the origins of Alaska
place names. She didn't ask about how Craig came to be. Her town
was originally named "Fish Egg" after a nearby island,
and later adopted the name of cannery operator "Craig Miller,"
then dropped his last name when the post office came to town
in 1912. - Read
Saturday - August 23, 2003 - 1:20 pm