Chickaloon Coal Mines

Richard Estelle
Palmer Museum of History and Art
Open Finding Aid
Creator

Keystone View Company

Collection

Estelle Collection

Time Period

1917-1922

Description

Image shows a man standing in foreground near the mouth of a mine tunnel structure. Rail tracks used by mine cars accessing the tunnel are evident. Lumber and logs are stacked nearby. In middle ground a train with several passenger cars is apparent on the flat land below, as well as numerous large and small buildings. Power poles are evident near the train and at the mine mouth. The community is located on the Chickaloon River floodplain with steep bluffs rising on both sides topped with heavy forest. Mountains are faintly visible in background.

Location

Chickaloon, Alaska

Type

Glass Lantern Slide Transparency, Black & White, 3-1/4" x 4"

ENTRY ID

Chickaloon#4x-Est

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