White Pass & Yukon Route

Skagway


Shops and yards

Proposed changes-1930

Enlarged views of 1930 map

Upper right

Upper left

Lower right

Lower left

Proposed changes-1943

Map 1966

Enlarged views of 1966 map

Upper right

Upper left

Lower right

Lower left

Aerial view 1960's

Aerial view 1960's

Aerial view, early 1970's

1969 fire

Water tank on hill above shops

Ramp built of steel girders at south end of passenger storage yard.

North end of yard, looking south. Only the diner is left. Shop is to right rear of photographer.

South end of yard, looking north. Only the diner is left. Photographer is on ramp.

Coal transfer at the wharf and coal bunker at the shop



Station, Broadway and beach area

These photos are from late 1890's and early 1900's except as noted. For modern photos of Skagway, check the links on the main page.

Looking for information about the angled building in photo 1 and 1A and the two ramps from the wharf on photo 3.

Photo 1

Station area, showing freight house and angled building between freight house and WP&Y office building.

Photo 1A

Another view of the station area and the angled building.

Photo 2

Station area without angled building between freight house and WP&Y office building.

Phota 2A

Station area without angled building between freight house and WP&Y office building.

Photo 3

Same area, in photo dated June 1929, showing TWO ramps going left from the wharf to the tracks. They appear to cross or meet at different levels. Sawmill site is at RH side of photo.

Map of the Area.


Moore's Sawmill at Skagway.

Under construction 1897

1899 or 1900

High tide 1901

This photo shops what appears to be a chute coming down to the mill from the timbered area above.


Photos showing the tracks between the Skagway station and the beach.

Photo 1

Beach tracks showing at low tide

Photo 2

Beach view from a higher point,

also at low tide.

Photo 3

Beach tracks covered at high tide. This and photo 6 show how close the water once came to town.

Photo 4

View showing station, warehouse, and old dock along beach tracks. Note ore bunker on far right hillside.

Photo 5

View showing beach tracks going straight past station, with freight cars by warehouse

Photo 6

View of station and warehouse from bluff after Broadway tracks are removed. Note new fill in right foreground for access to station from bluff track. WWII

Photo 7

Close-up view from photo 2,

showing tracks on beach.

(No. 4 on track 1)

Photo 8

Two switches beside the Skagway station

Photo 9

Same area as photo 8, but during WWII.

Photo 10

Approaching the depot from the beach. WWII

 

Transition from 85 pound to 115 pound rail at Skagway. 7-97

115 pound rail. 7-97

Station to left, dock behind viewer. 7-97


WP&YR Wharf

Wharf with double track and containers, probably 1970's

 

Wharf with single track and warehouses, probably late 50's.


Skagway shops coal bunker
Skagway wharf early coal and ore facilities


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