Two expedition members laying logs to create a crossing, or "corduroy road," across marsh near Bear Creek, Alaska, August or September 1914
A corduroy road, also known as a skid road, is built by placing logs across a swampy area to form a road. Caption next to photo: Corduroying Marshes near Bear Cr.McPherson number: K398PH Coll 495.2-30d.
Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9800XL at 100-150 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 5 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2012