Wrangell Sentinel -

The Way We Were


In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.

May 14, 1914: Eddie Kalkins arrived in from up the river last Sunday morning. Ed left here last March with his dog team in the employ of W. Ogilbie to help in moving some mining machinery to his claims on McDames Creek in the Dease Lake country. There were four dog teams totaling 13 dogs at work moving 3,000 pounds of machinery from the old claims on Tibit Creek to McDames Creek, a distance of over 90 miles. The trip was a very bad one as the trail was in bad shape and a thaw started before the job was half finished. To add to these hardships,...

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