In 1961, the Sno-Train was involved in Environmental Operation Willow Freeze. At the conclusion of the exercise, it departed Gulkana, Alaska for a contract mission east of Dawson. The Sno-Train image below was captured March 31, 1961. The Sno-Train left Galkana at Mile 117 on the Richardson Highway and cross the bridge at Mile 126.5.
When I watch or read about Overland Trains, authors typically forget, or don't know, that there are 6 of them.…Continue Reading
Sno-Train exterior parts identification. Image: Illustrated Parts Catalog for the Army Sno-Train, March 30, 1955Continue Reading
The Sno-Train arrived in Houghton Michigan in the middle of February 1956. It would stay there until early April 1956,…Continue Reading
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