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Images of Carcross, Yukon

Life on the Edge: Images of Carcross, Yukon Territory

The Vance / McMurphy House was built in 1909 by Herman Vance, manager of the Venus Mine and later the Big Thing Mine. Starting about 1919, 3 generations of the McMurphy family lived in the home. Here, on May 10, 2003, locals watch it being torn down.

This photograph is © 2003-2015 by Murray Lundberg, and is not to be copied without express permission.
The Vance / McMurphy House is torn down in 2003.