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Wires in the Wilderness The Story of the Yukon Telegraph

By: Miller, Bill

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Heritage House Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17951

ISBN: 189438458X

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show light shelf wear, corner curl.; A bright, solid book, covers are crisp and clean. ; B&W Photographs; 8.35 X 5.51 X 1.02 inches; 336 pages; This is the tale of how Canada's high northern wilderness was brought into civilization's fold through a frail network of wires laboriously strung between poles and trees for hundreds of desolate miles. The Yukon Telegraph started in 1897, when gold was discovered in the Yukon and the government needed a faster way to... View more info