White Pass & Yukon

 

Skagway
Coal Crane
Coaling Station
and the
proposed Whitehorse coal bunker




The coal crane transferred coal from ships to rail cars and ore from cars to ships.   Other freight was transferred as needed.










Coal was moved from the wharf to the coaling station at the shop area






Enlarged view






Inside top


Inside bottom center



The rest of the bunker details

1901 article about Skagway coal facilities




Coaling platforms were built along the route to service the locomotives






A similar but smaller coaling station was proposed for Whitehorse.