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Camp Comfort


During the planning of the Alaska Home Railway, later known as the Alaska Railroad, engineers were temporarily housed at Camp Comfort on the Valdez-Fairbanks Trail, about 12 miles from Valdez. This P.S. Hunt image dates from Sept. 7, 1907. Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Library and Archives.

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