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    Building the Alcan Highway

    This month has two anniversaries for the Alcan (Alaska Canada) Highway. On November 3, 1942, construction crews building the Alaska Highway from the north and south met at “break through,” 20 miles east of the Alaska boundary. On November 22,…

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    On the Alcan Highway Post #3

    We’re near the southern end of the Alcan. (See the last two posts to learn more about the rest of our trip.) On the next part of our drive, we took a brief stop at the Sikanni (also called the…

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    On the Alcan Highway, Post #1

    My husband and I are traveling the Alcan, or Alaska Highway, for a couple reasons. First, we are taking our vintage tour bus down to the Lower 48. Second, we are using the opportunity to do some research on the…