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The Way We Were


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

February 16, 1916: That Dry Straits will be surveyed this summer is practically assured from a telegram received by the Wrangell Chamber of Commerce last Saturday from Cavanaugh Engineers of the War Department in Seattle. The cable reads: Can stern wheel river steamer be chartered by thirty days next summer for Survey of Dry Straits, if so wire collect, probable cost including fuel and crew, also what accommodations for housing and feeding survey party on available vessel. The matter was taken up by the President of the chamber who answered as f...

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