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The Way We Were


July 12, 1917: S.L. Hogue of the firm Hogue and Tyeten, Petersburg, was in Wrangell last week. Mr. Hogue stated that an enormous quantity of ice is now floating in the Wrangell Narrows and plenty of huge bergs were seen in Frederick Sound. The entrance to La Conte Bay is likewise blocked with floes. Possibly the whole face of the glacier is falling into the sea. It is thought that such a large amount of ice is due to the cold backward spring, but the peculiar action attributed to La Conte may be caused by something more than atmospheric conditions. It will be remembered that Muir Glacier wa...

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