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James Louis Devon

...returned to Douglas and moved into the family home on St. Ann's Avenue. He was employed by the federal agency Bureau of Public Roads, now known as the Department of Transportation, until his retirement in 1981.Through his 60s James was involved...
A look back at the 'Great Juneau Mudslide'

...with these volunteers were men from the Coast Guard Cutter Tallapoosa, Forest Service, Governor's Office, and Bureau of Public Roads. Within three hours, crews were at work. Early the next morning a fire broke out in what was believed to be...
Local | 100 Anniversary
PCV Profiles: A different time in Afghanistan

...and what led to his Peace Corps placement, were his summers during college working as a surveyor for the Federal Bureau of Public Roads, the State of Alaska Department of HIghways and the United States Geological Service."Because of my experience...
This Day in History

...reached Nome in the Gjoa after crossing the Northwest Passage. In 1921, the Alaska headquarters of the U.S. Bureau of Public Roads and the headquarters of the Alaska Region of the U.S. Forest Service were established in Juneau. In 1924...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...for mining development in the Tulsequah area in 1952, Territorial Gov. Ernest Gruening pressured the federal Bureau of Public Roads to do a survey for a road up the valley linking Juneau to the Alaska Highway. In 1953, the bureau sent out a...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...II. He went on to have a 34-year career with the Federal Highway Administration. In Juneau he worked for the Bureau of Public Roads until statehood, when he transferred south to continue his federal employment. He lived in Juneau from 1956 through...
Juneau Empire Story Archive on the image to view a larger version. Second place winner: A typical Alaska winter in the 1930s at the Bureau of Public Roads maintenance camp at Auke Lake. TAKEN IN WINTER 1937-38 / SUBMITTED BY MARIE DARLIN Third place winner: Juneau...
DOT & PF commemorates 100 years of public service

...the Alaska territory for more than 50 years, until 1956, when its employees and mission were transferred to the Bureau of Public Roads in the U.S. Department of Commerce. During that period of time, the ARC built major roads throughout Alaska...
Trap Club holds Freeman shoot

...South Pacific Theater. In the 1950's, Freeman had a gun shop on South Franklin Street. He later worked for the Bureau of Public Roads and the Alaska Department of Transportation, from which he retired. The 300 bird event is held in his memory...

...Joe Juneau discovered the Juneau mining district, worked for the Department of Transportation and the Federal Bureau of Public Roads. He served with the Merchant Marines and was a Shriner and a member of the Mason's, 32nd Degree. He enjoyed...


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