• Creator
  • Unknown
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1898
  • Description
  • Sheep Camp was twelve miles from Dyea, on the way to Chilkoot Pass. At the height of the gold rush, some 7,000 to 8,000 Klondike stampeders stayed here. Businesses grew up to cater to the gold seekers. Travelers could buy dinner for 75 cents and spend the night in a hotel, either in a bed or on the floor.This photo, taken around 1898, shows the Hotel Northern in Sheep Camp, Alaska. Two women and a man stand outside the log building. Many women... more
    Sheep Camp was twelve miles from Dyea, on the way to Chilkoot Pass. At the height of the gold rush, some 7,000 to 8,000 Klondike stampeders stayed here. Businesses grew up to cater to the gold seekers. Travelers could buy dinner for 75 cents and spend the night in a hotel, either in a bed or on the floor.This photo, taken around 1898, shows the Hotel Northern in Sheep Camp, Alaska. Two women and a man stand outside the log building. Many women who joined the rush to the north chose to run hotels and restaurants. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Scanned from original photograph using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 24-bit RGB color, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 4
  • Rights
  • Museum of History & Industry, Seattle