Photos of Off-Cemetery Graves near Skagway, Alaska
Off-Cemetery Graves near Skagway, Alask
While the details of these deaths seem to have never been confirmed by historical records, what is now called Black Cross Rock at Milepost 10.4 of the White Pass & Yukon Route railway is said to be the final resting place of Maurice Dunn and A. Jeneaux, reported to have been killed on August 10, 1898 (some sources say August 3), when a blast during construction of the railway toppled a 100-ton boulder onto them. Their bodies were never recovered, but a memorial with a black cross was erected on top of the rock.
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