Temporary railroad construction town in Anchorage, Alaska, 1915

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View of the temporary railroad construction town consisting of tents and a few buildings along Ship Creek in Anchorage, Alaska, 1915.  Identifiable businesses in the image include: The Crest House, Sourdough Lodging, and Montana Pool Room. Note the recently cut tree stumps on the slope in the foreground and the smoke from the burning pile of brush in the lower right. This image was probably taken within a few days of Capps arrival in Anchorage on June 14, 1915.  Photo by S.R. Capps, 1915, U.S Geological Survey Photo Library.
View of the temporary railroad construction town consisting of tents and a few buildings along Ship Creek in Anchorage, Alaska, 1915. Identifiable businesses in the image include: The Crest House, Sourdough Lodging, and Montana Pool Room. Note the recently cut tree stumps on the slope in the foreground and the smoke from the burning pile of brush in the lower right. This image was probably taken within a few days of Capps arrival in Anchorage on June 14, 1915. Photo by S.R. Capps, 1915, U.S...
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