The Roundhouse at Alyeska Museum

Alaska's Only Mountaintop Museum and Interpretive Center

Construction of Alaska Railroad

1914 – President Wilson authorizes construction of Alaska Railroad that eventually connects Girdwood to the deepwater seaport of Seward to the south and Anchorage to north.

(Photo courtesy of the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, Alaska Engineering Commission Collection, AMRC –aec – h14)

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