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Off the Beaten Path: A con like Alaska had never seen, reflections on Soapy Smith

...while. Below were two valleys, one leading from Dyea to the Chilkoot Pass and the other leading from Skagway to the White Pass.At the ocean's edge was the small sprawl of Skagway, surrounded on all sides by wilderness. The docks were empty...
White Pass train halts runs after derailment

...the Wednesday afternoon run of the White Pass & Yukon Route tourist train, which...train derailed as it reached the White Pass Summit.The derailment involved...Skagway. It climbs to 2,865 feet at White Pass Summit before it turns around and...
Ridership rise brings White Pass engines back

White Pass & Yukon Route locomotives generally travel...barge. And it took them seven years. White Pass sold the locomotives to a Colombia company...go all the way to Colombia because the White Pass route is a narrow-gauge railroad. That...
Buckwheat Ski Classic hits the ski trails this weekend

...This cross-country ski race takes participants through White Pass along the Log Cabin Ski Trails north of Skagway -- a...Municipality of Skagway CVB & Rec. Center, Salree, Inc., White Pass & Yukon Route, Alaska Shirt Co., The Mountain Shop...
The story of William Moore and his gold fever

...heard of the new route, he named it White Pass after Thomas White, Minister of...somewhere in the Yukon Valley and that White Pass would be the best route to it.It...and the need for a wagon road over White Pass. All his letters were ignored...
Southeast Spotlight

...can make the most of writer-participant interaction, and for a range of location-specific activities, including a White Pass & Yukon Route train ride-trail write, a Red Onion Saloon taco feed-brothel tour, Dyea cabin retreat cookout with...
Midweek snowfall dropped more than 7 inches on Juneau

...station to the north. In Skagway, 9 inches was reported at 11 Mile Klondike Highway and a foot even at the summit of White Pass.Hoonah received 4 inches of snow, and Petersburg was an exception to the north-south distribution with 7.5 inches...
19 passengers minorly injured

The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad released more information...when it partially derailed near the White Pass Summit on the U.S. side of the the train for the return trek.The White Pass was built in 1898 during the Klondike...
Train derails in Skagway

A White Pass & Yukon Route railroad train reportedly...of the derailment is not known, and the White Pass & Yukon Route could not be immediately...believed to be on board at the time.The White Pass was built during the Klondike Gold Rush...
Insurers cut deal on collapsed White Pass dock

...Juneau Superior Court on the final legal aspect of the White Pass dock collapse was canceled this week when a settlement...Arctic Railway and Navigation Co. (doing business as White Pass and Yukon Route) sought for rebuilding the 120,000-square-foot...


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