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What I learned driving the Alcan 7 times.

During college and grad school years I had occasion to drive the Alcan seven times. My first trip was in 1967 from Tacoma to Anchorage. My father was

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Alcan Highway - Anchorage Memories

Alcan Highway stories by people who have driven and experienced Alaska Highway travel.

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Traveled so many times I Can't Remember How Many

My family's first trip on the Alcan was in 1961-62. I was 8-9. Mom, dad, brother (5 years older), and me. We were moving to Alaska! My dad had been

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The Great Cordova Fire

On the morning of May 2, 1963 I got up as usual, shaved, showered had breakfast and had just finished putting on my coat to go to school when the fire

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Great fun working on The Varsity Show

I had the good fortune to work on The Varsity show in 1963. I think it was my sophomore year. Dancing every week and creating and presenting our own live

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The Varsity Show - Anchorage Memories

The Varsity Show was a popular live TV dance show on KTVA from 1959 to 1971 for Anchorage teens.

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Anchorage Memories - Memories that will fill your heart

Anchorage Memories brings you nostalgic stories, pictures and videos of memories from in and around Anchorage, Alaska and lets you post your precious memories.

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Anchorage Varsity Show eBook - Anchorage Memories

The Varsity Show ebook brings you a fun look at Anchorage, Alaska's teen TV dance show.

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My Alaska Commercial Fishing Adventure

My Alaska Commercial Fishing Adventure tells the true story of then 16 year old Michael R Dougherty and his amazing experience on an Alaska fishing boat.

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Alaskan Cuisine - Anchorage Memories

Alaskan Cuisine and stories about yummy places to eat in Anchorage plus Alaska food recipes for your reading and dining enjoyment.

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Fur Rondy Corn Dogs

Yes! I loved my Fur Rondy corn dogs. I liked them best with ketchup. My husband Mike told me he liked his best with mustard. It was the grand opening

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The La Cabana

Crunch! Yum! Delicious! That was my first bite into my very first taco at, The La Cabana Restaurant in Anchorage, Alaska. Then, a second bite into my

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Wishing For a "The Lucky Wishbone" Lunch

Oh, man! Wishing for the one of a kind taste of a Lucky Wishbone hamburger, fries and soda for lunch. But it's a long way from California. The Lucky

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Anchorage International Airport Cafe

When Mike and I were dating during the winter of 1967, we drove out to the Airport. Mike had mentioned to me that The Airport Cafe had very good sandwiches.

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Anchorage Memories Cache - Anchorage Memories

Your Anchorage Memories Cache is a fun place where you'll discover free nostalgic Alaska ebooks.

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