• Created Date
  • 1901
  • Description
  • Caption on image: "The Prospector turning with scows in Fifty Mile River"Fifty Mile River is the portion of the Yukon River between Lake Marsh and Lake LaBerge.PH Coll 246.43[Meed journal: "Steamer "Prospector" in 50 Mile River just below White Horse, Yukon. The 3 scows or barges are lashed firmly to the bow of the boat and pushed ahead. A loose towline is never used in river operations, as bends in the channel are often very short and sharp, ... more
    Caption on image: "The Prospector turning with scows in Fifty Mile River"Fifty Mile River is the portion of the Yukon River between Lake Marsh and Lake LaBerge.PH Coll 246.43[Meed journal: "Steamer "Prospector" in 50 Mile River just below White Horse, Yukon. The 3 scows or barges are lashed firmly to the bow of the boat and pushed ahead. A loose towline is never used in river operations, as bends in the channel are often very short and sharp, and all risks of damage to the stern-paddle wheeler must be avoided. The cargo on this trip was beef-cattle below and sheep on a raised platform above them."]. less
  • Format
  • Photograph
    image
    Photographic print
    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 72 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3. 5/1998
  • Rights
  • Purchase. 1989.