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Photos of the Pioneer Cemetery at Skagway, Alaska

Pioneer Cemetery at Skagway, Alaska
Lawrence Muehleisen

Born Feb 16 1907
Died Jan 30 1935

Lawrence Muehleisen was killed just after 11:00 a.m. on January 30, 1935, when the International Airways plane he was flying crashed near the summit of the White Pass during a snow storm. Men at the White Pass railroad section house heard the crash and saw the wreckage roll down the mountainside onto the top of a snowshed. Also killed were Charles Larson, Archie King, and John R. Muralt. International Airways was owned by Clyde G. Wann of Whitehorse and the aircraft was a Buhl CA-6 Airsedan.

This photograph is © 2017 by Murray Lundberg, and is not to be copied without express permission.
Grave of Lawrence Muehleisen in the Pioneer Cemetery at Skagway, Alaska