White Pass & Yukon


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.