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Aug 14, 2013 - Day 4 - Starting the drive on the Alaska Highway

Day four is another beautiful day with none of the rain or thunderstorms that were predicted. We packed up and drove over to the Alaska Highway Museum on the corner by the “0” Milepost and went in to learn more about the history of the highway. After viewing the 30 minute video about the construction of the highway we have a new appreciation for what those amazing 11,000 U.S. Army soldiers accomplished in such a short period of time from March 8 to October 28, 1942. Arriving in Dawson Creek in March of 1942 with plenty of snow still on...

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Jul 25, 2008 - Westend RV Park, Fort Nelson

A very long drive (278 miles), but beautiful country!! The start of the Alaska Hwy...which I must say is greatly improved from all the things I've heard, neverminding the pictures I've seen!! Watching for wildlife....apparently I needed to be more specific...while others saw a deer or a caribou or 2....I saw a dead moose!!! So after arriving at our stop that evening I had a very serious talk w/ God, explaining that I would much prefer to see the animals alive please!! Our promised wi-fi didn't work....so I'm actually typing on Sunday!

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