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Council City & Solomon River Railroad
Nome, Alaska


    September 1902, a survey was conducted for 50 miles of standard gauge line from the coast to the Discovery Mining District. About 23 miles of track were eventually laid, but operations ceased in 1907.

A panorama looking over the railroad terminus, looking northeast.

Three locomotives, looking northeast.

Three locomotives, looking north.

Two locomotives, with trucks in the melting snow in the foreground.


All about Nome, Alaska

The photos are courtesy of the Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record (HABS-HAER)
Photographer Jet Lowe recorded these artifacts in 1981.


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