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Getting supplies
In isolated communities such as Ross River and Forty Mile, the Tidds relied on the sternwheelers to bring them food and supplies for winter.
Claude inscribed this photograph: “Taken on a dull day – so the picture lacks brightness and sparkle – but it is one of the good old S.S. Yukon chugging up-stream. It was taken from the river bank directly in front of our house. There will only be about one more trip for her this season – so maybe it will be our last chance to photograph her – ever.” August 1938.
Claude inscribed this photograph: “Taken on a dull day – so the picture lacks brightness and sparkle – but it is one of the good old S.S. Yukon chugging up-stream. It was taken from the river bank directly in front of our house. There will only be about one more trip for her this season – so maybe it will be our last chance to photograph her – ever.” August 1938.
Yukon Archives: #8152
Claude unloads supplies, August 1938.
Claude unloads supplies, August 1938.
Yukon Archives: #8153
“This is the winters outfit which we had to carry piece by piece – all that weary way to the cabin…” Mary and Spud with supplies, August, 1938.
“This is the winters outfit which we had to carry piece by piece – all that weary way to the cabin…” Mary and Spud with supplies, August, 1938.
Yukon Archives: #8154
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