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Historical Markers in Chitina, Alaska

 
Clickable Map of Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Valdez-Cordova Census Area, AK (7) Anchorage City and Borough, AK (21) Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK (1) Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK (3) Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, AK (3) Yakutat Borough, AK (0)  Valdez-CordovaCensusArea(7) Valdez-Cordova Census Area (7)  (21) Anchorage (21)  KenaiPeninsulaBorough(1) Kenai Peninsula Borough (1)  Matanuska-SusitnaBorough(3) Matanuska-Susitna Borough (3)  SoutheastFairbanksCensusArea(3) Southeast Fairbanks Census Area (3)  YakutatBorough(0) Yakutat Borough (0)
Chitina is in Valdez-Cordova Census Area
      Valdez-Cordova Census Area (7)  
ADJACENT TO VALDEZ-CORDOVA CENSUS AREA
      Anchorage (21)  
      Kenai Peninsula Borough (1)  
      Matanuska-Susitna Borough (3)  
      Southeast Fairbanks Census Area (3)  
      Yakutat Borough (0)  
 
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1Alaska (Valdez-Cordova Census Area), Chitina — Railway to Riches
From 1911-1938 the Copper River & Northwestern Railway was the lifeline for the Kennecott mines. Nicknamed the “Can't Run & Never Will” by its skeptics, the CR&NW overcame incredible challenges in its construction and operation. Blasted and . . . Map (db m173891) HM
2Alaska (Valdez-Cordova Census Area), Chitina — Wooden Wonder
“In constructing high trestles and in laying steel track on beds of ice and snow, storms, high winds, and extreme cold tried the patience and fidelity of the strongest and most faithful.” — Cordova Daily Alaskan April 1, . . . Map (db m173892) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
 
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Dec. 1, 2022