|Title||B.S. Downing Eagle and Dawson Stage Line horse drawn sled, crossing the U.S. and Canada boundary line on the Yukon River, February 12, 1904 |
|Notes||Benjamin S. Downing was born August 1861 in Maine. Before moving to Alaska in 1897, he was living in Rochester, New Hampshire, and working as a stock shipper. In 1900, he was living on the Yukon River north of Eagle and was working as a U.S. mail contractor. He also operated the B.S. Downing Eagle & Dawson Stage Line.|
Caption on image: Cross the Boundry Line on the Yjkon, Feb. 12th, 1904.
On verso of image: Boundry line between Alaska & N.W.T.
Filed in Alaska series.
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Sleds & sleighs--Alaska; Transportation--Alaska; Horse teams--Alaska |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Alaska--Boundaries; Northwest Territories--Boundaries; United States--Boundaries ; Canada--Boundaries; B.S. Downing Eagle & Dawson Stage Line--Equipment & supplies--Alaska |
|Location Depicted||United States--Alaska--Yukon River |
|Digital Collection||Arthur Churchill Warner Photographs|
|Order Number||WAR0515 |
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Arthur Churchill Warner Photograph Collection. PH Coll 273 |
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Physical Description||b&w |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2004. |