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    The Harriman Expedition of 1899

    Edward Harriman was a railroad magnate and type-A personality. When his physician suggested he take a vacation, rather than relax in the Caribbean or tour Europe, he pulled together a group of the finest scientists and artists of that generation…

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    The 1964 Earthquake

    Here in Alaska we refer to it as the ’64 earthquake, the Good Friday earthquake, or just the quake, as in, “Were you here for the quake?”   On March 27, 1964, Southcentral Alaska experienced one of the biggest earthquakes…