Archive | January, 2000

A Tourist Information to the Yukon in Canada

The Yukon, the vast, rugged, thinly populated expanse of land located above the 60th parallel in northwestern Canada which shares its border with Alaska and accurately earns its self-proclaimed slogan of “larger than life,” is a .... had featured a revolutionary hull which enabled it to offer 50 percent more cargo volume than previous configurations without sacrificing shallow draft instability, enabling it to accommodate more than 300-ton loads for the first time, ... [...more]

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Yukon: Essence of the Gold Rush | Google Trends

Of its three decks, the first, or main, deck housed the engines, boilers, and cargo ; the second the lounge, communications office, dining room, galley, and sun deck; and the third the bridge and the crew quarters. ... which replaced the originally constructed, but later fire- consumed structure, reflects the typical western Canadian architecture of the early 20th century, although alterations had been made during World War II and during the Alaska Highway project . ... [...more]

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24 Wheels Yukon | Cool Wheels

Sparked by the August 16, 1896 discovery of a gold nugget in northwestern Canada at the confluence of the Yukon and Klondike Rivers, it began when some 100000, seeking wealth and adventure, set off on what had later been designated .... it to offer 50 percent more cargo volume than previous configurations without sacrificing shallow draft instability, enabling it to accommodate more than 300-ton loads for the first time, along with 75 first and second class passengers. ... [...more]

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