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Museum Memories

This clam would be more than enough for a couple batches of chowder! Some very tricky photographic skills led to this posed photo. Commercial clamming...

Museum Memories

Honoring the colors of the American flag are the military personnel stationed at the Mile 13 air base. Note in the background the tail...

Museum Memories

Early Cordovan fishing vessels photographed at Parks Crossing on Eyak River. Named for the cannery that existed near the mouth of Eyak River which...

Museum Memories

Trains and boats side by side in Cordova – a common sight during the ’20s and ’30s. Here the Copper River and Northwestern Railway cars...

Museum Memories

As Alaskans remember the large gold strikes of 100 years ago, Cordovans experienced something of a gold rush in 1913 when a placer strike...

Museum Memories

Winter proved frustrating, hazardous and even deadly for railroad workers building the Copper River and Northwestern Railway. Two days after this photo was taken...

Museum Memories

The Museum receives numerous requests for research of one type or another throughout the year and one we recently filled was regarding the major...

Museum Memories

Cutting a swath through a winter’s deposit of snow is one of the four rotary snowplows that earned their keep for the Copper River...

Museum Memories

Talk about a rainy season! In October 1925 precipitation records came tumbling down and so did houses! On Oct. 12, 1925 the W.H. Liebe...

Museum Memories

In May of 1912, the barge called Haydn Brown was entering Prince William Sound with eight on board and being towed by the tug,...