Alaska – 2014-07-18d

Wherein the big kid finds a detailed history of life along the Tanana and Yukon rivers as it was back in the early 1900’s. And it was told using a number of amazing 1:87 scale dioramas. These dioramas were housed in the National Landmark SS Nenana. It is the largest stern-wheeler ever built west of the Mississippi and the second largest wooden vessel in existence. They have determined that the best way to preserve a wooden boat is to keep it out of the water:

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Above – And then I got to be a pretend whistle blower in the railroad museum.

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Above – Some excellent local entertainers. They put on a great show about Fairbanks history and more.


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