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Alaska Highway Postcards

Alaska Highway Postcards by Provincial News, 1942-43
#11 - A refueling point at Donjek River basin, one of the most beautiful spots on the Alaska Highway.
Approved by Northwest Service Command, U.S. Army.
NFB photo.

The Alaska Highway was commonly called the Alcan Highway, and due to the number of abandoned fuel barrels along it, as seen in the foreground, that was often changed to the "Oilcan Highway".

Alaska Highway postcard showing wrecked Army trucks and abandoned fuel barrels at the Donjek River in the winter, 1940s

Reverse of Alaska Highway postcard by Provincial News, 1940s



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