Alcan bus #4

Dublin Core

Title

Alcan bus #4

Description

Caption taken from sign on truck. A man poses next to a truck with driver on the approach to a bridge under construction. Writing on the truck door reads: "B. Backman Hines 4." The photographs in this collection came from a U.S. Army soldier with Company G, 477th during World War II. The unit supported U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and civilian personnel constructing the Alaska Highway; serving on the southern section of the highway, between Dawson Creek and the Sikanni Chief River in British Columbia.

Source

Thomas Saplak photographs, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Date

1943-1944

Rights

Archives and Special Collections does not hold copyright to this item. Please contact Archives for further use.

Relation

https://archives.consortiumlibrary.org/collections/specialcollections/hmc-0540

Type

Image

Identifier

uaa-hmc-0540-21a

Coverage

British Columbia

Files

uaa-hmc-0540-21a.jpg

Citation

“Alcan bus #4,” Archives and Special Collections, UAA/APU Consortium Library online exhibits, accessed January 24, 2022, http://consortiumlibrary.org/archives/omeka/items/show/822.