Author:Adams, Charles W & Jack Kutz & Jack Williams

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A Cheechako Goes to the Klondike

By: Adams, Charles W & Jack Kutz & Jack Williams

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Kenmore, WA, Epicenter Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18000

ISBN: 0970849397

Condition: Near Fine


Only slight wear to card covers ; A bright, solid book.; Alaska Book Adventures ; 8.96 X 6.08 X 0.54 inches; 192 pages; "The Klondike Stampede caused a transportation boom in the north, where in its thrilling heyday about 250 wooden steamboats operated in the Yukon River drainage of Alaska and the Yukon. The sternwheelers became gold rush icons. But the hardy, pragmatic entrepreneurs who ran the boats were lured by profits, not romance. In 1901, a passenger's fare from St. Michael to Dawson (about 1,800 miles) was $125, and cargo was moved upriver at $100 a ton. Yet it was a tough, risky b... View more info