Road 1

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

Hewitts Photo Shop

Collection

Wimmer Collection

Time Period

1936-1940

Description

Image is of a lane-and-a-half gravel road through heavy spruce forest in the direction of a prominent mountain, identified as Pioneer Peak. This is the newly constructed road from Palmer that connected the Matanuska Valley to Anchorage after the Knik River bridge was completed in September of 1936. The location shown is in the vicinity of Bodenburg Butte as the road approaches the Knik River.

Location

Matanuska Valley, Alaska

Type

Digital File, Black & White

ENTRY ID

Road@1x-Wim

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