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Although his name was properly spelled Livingston Wernecke, the text on this monument at a viewpoint across the road from the former Elsa school says: This monument is dedicated to Livingstone Wernecke (1883-1941) - geologist, manager and director of Treadwell Yukon Corp. Ltd., the man whose keen geological insight and outstanding leadership led to the first large scale development of the Lucky Queen, Sadie Ladue, Silver King, Elsa and Hector Calumet mines. Erected by the Klondike 73 Committee, and the residents of Elsa. June 17, 1973.

This photograph is © 2014 by Murray Lundberg, and is not to be copied without express permission.
Monument to Livingston Wernecke at Elsa, Yukon