By Amber Armstrong-Hillberry
Wrangell Sentinel 

The Way We Were

From the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago


May 17, 1923

Never before in the history of navigation on the Stikine has the first voyage of the season been such an eventful one as this year. The 25 mining men on the passenger list and the large quantity of mining machinery and other equipment which comprised the principal cargo of a barge and two riverboats which left Wrangell Wednesday is an unmistakable forecast of considerable mining activity in the Cassiar the coming season. More than 50 tons of the cargo for the first voyage was for the Pendleton Gold Mining Co., which is going to operate on McDames Creek. Capt. G. W. Pendleton, head...

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