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Sheep Camp: 1897

Sheep Camp: 1897

“Lower Trail, Sheep Camp,” December 10, 1897. View full size or zoom in. A tent city along the Chilkoot Trail between Dyea, Alaska, and British Columbia, Sheep Camp was a waypoint for “stampeders” traveling to the goldfields of the Klondike. At its peak in 1898 it was home to some 8,000 people. A team of prospectors heads out with a dog sled in this photograph by F.D. Fujiwara.



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