In May 1961, the Sno-Freighter was being prepared for its final rescue. It had been sitting for nearly five years in a valley without the ability to move. It’s engine’s were inoperable and the wiring in the control car were destroyed after it jackknifed and caught fire during a DEW Line resupply mission. However, the crew assigned to bring it back to civilization successfully negotiated its freedom. The Sno-Freighter was unable to recover from the fire that night. But, there is more than one Monster in the Yukon.
I recently acquired a new Sno-Freighter image slide. The slide is dated September 1969, which places it in Alaska, just…Continue Reading
In 1968, the Sno-Freighter was towed from Bear Creek, Yukon Territories to the Alaska, United States. The trucking company that…Continue Reading
I am a bit of a sucker whenever a LeTourneau image is for sale online. I opened my front door…Continue Reading
When I watch or read about Overland Trains, authors typically forget, or don't know, that there are 6 of them.…Continue Reading