• Created Date
  • 1904
  • Description
  • Benjamin S. Downing was born August 1861 in Maine. Before moving to Alaska in 1897, he was living in Rochester, New Hampshire, and working as a stock shipper. In 1900, he was living on the Yukon River north of Eagle and was working as a U.S. mail contractor. He also operated the B.S. Downing Eagle & Dawson Stage Line.Caption on image: Cross the Boundry Line on the Yjkon, Feb. 12th, 1904.On verso of image: Boundry line between Alaska & N.W.T.Wa... more
    Benjamin S. Downing was born August 1861 in Maine. Before moving to Alaska in 1897, he was living in Rochester, New Hampshire, and working as a stock shipper. In 1900, he was living on the Yukon River north of Eagle and was working as a U.S. mail contractor. He also operated the B.S. Downing Eagle & Dawson Stage Line.Caption on image: Cross the Boundry Line on the Yjkon, Feb. 12th, 1904.On verso of image: Boundry line between Alaska & N.W.T.Warner [2097]Filed in Alaska series. less
  • Format
  • Photograph
    Image
    b&w
    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2004