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by Claus M. Naske

Download Paving Alaska's Trails: The Work of the Alaska Road Commission (Alaska Historical Commission Studies in History) ePub
  • ISBN 0819155764
  • ISBN13 978-0819155764
  • Language English
  • Author Claus M. Naske
  • Publisher University Press of America (November 10, 1986)
  • Pages 354
  • Formats doc lrf txt mobi
  • Category History
  • Subcategory Americas
  • Size ePub 1390 kb
  • Size Fb2 1987 kb
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Describes and analyzes the creation, development, and activities of the Alaska Road Commission (1905ó1956), a unique federal agency specifically founded to build Alaska's transportation network. In 27 years the Commission established 10,000 miles of roads and highways, and evolved from a small staff of 12 into a well-organized department of over a hundred people.

Claus M. Naske is Professor of History at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks.

Claus M. He's also assembled some wonderful old photos and a large batch of documents related to the development of the state's highway system. Ted C. Hinckley, San Jose State University Fairbanks Daily Newsóminer).

The Board of Road Commissioners for Alaska, more commonly known as the Alaska Road Commission or ARC, was created in 1905 as a board of the . It was responsible for the construction and improvement of many important Alaska highways, such as the Richardson Highway, Steese Highway, Elliot Highway and Edgerton Highway, among others.

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Karte von Alaska mit den von der Alaska Road Commission angelegten und geplanten Straßen, Wegen und Bahnstrecken, um 1920. Naske: Paving Alaska’s Trails: The Work of the Alaska Road Commission. of America, 1987, ISBN 0-8191-5577-2. Arbeiter der Alaska Road Commission beim Bau des Valdez Trails. Die Alaska Road Commission (ARC) war eine Kommission in Alaska, die für die Entwicklung des dortigen Straßensystems zuständig war. Geschichte. Alaska History & Cultural Studies: Overland Routes Develop (englisch).

Title: Alaska Historical Commission studies in history ; no. 152. Bibliography, etc. Note . The administration of the site is not responsible for the content of the site. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners. Download book Paving Alaska's trails : the work of the Alaska Road Commission, Claus-M.

the work of the Alaska Road Commission. Includes bibliographical references and index. Alaska Historical Commission studies in history ;, no. Classifications. Published 1986 by University Press of America in Lanham, MD. Written in English. History, Roads, United States, United States. Alaska Road Commission. xi, 339 p. : Number of pages.

In keeping with the Alaska Road Commission's requirements for a winter road, this segment was made sufficiently wide to allow two . Paving Alaska's Trails: The Work of the Alaska Road Commission. Alaska Historical Commission Studies in History No.

In keeping with the Alaska Road Commission's requirements for a winter road, this segment was made sufficiently wide to allow two dogsleds or horse-drawn bobsleds to pass. Its setting, a typical interior Alaska forest composed of mixed spruce and hardwoods, retains the environmental characteristics of the period in which it was built, and undoubtedly appears very similar. Its setting feels similar as well. Once beyond sight of the existing highway, few traffic noises intrude. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 1986.

On the Road: Alaska’s Road Development. Influence of Alaska’s geography and climate. 1 Establishment and early efforts of the Alaska Road Commission. 2 Road building in response to economic development. 1 Roads to support mining. Alaska’s early trails and roads (1886 – 1904). 1 Setting the stage for road development and exploration (American Period – 1886). 2 Gold rushes and development of early transportation routes (1886 – 1904). 2 Roads supporting agricultural and other economic ventures. 3 Administrative and funding changes as Alaska becomes a territory.