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White Pass & Yukon Route
Centennial Celebration

Carcross, Yukon Territory - July 29, 2000

    What a party we had! Officially, 4,875 people showed up to help the White Pass & Yukon folks celebrate the 100th anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike at Carcross. It was a family event in the best sense of the term, with lots of enterainment, food and free steam train rides, and no alcohol. Despite the weatherman's somewhat dire warnings, the Yukon's blue skies were in their full glory for most of the day.

Click on the panoramic photo below to greatly enlarge it.
Juneau photographer Ron Klein took the 180-degree photo with a 1920 Cirkut camera and 1895 Turner Reich triple convertible lens.

Panorama of the crowd at Carcross for the WP&YR centennial. Photo by Ron Klein.

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The photo below is ©2000 by Cathie Archbould.
Photo of the crowd at Carcross for the WP&YR centennial, by Cathie Archbould.