Skagway Alaska Photo Gallery

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    View of Skagway from Ship's Sun Deck

    View of Skagway from Ship's Sun Deck
    A view of the picturesque town of Skagway, taken from the sun deck of the Norwegian Pearl. © Angela M. Brown (2007)

    I hope you enjoy these pictures of the sights, buildings, and attractions you'll find in Skagway, Alaska, a town rich in Klondike Gold Rush and WWII history.

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    Skagway Scenery

    Picture of Skagway Scenery
    A picture of the snow-capped and forested mountains surrounding Skagway Alaska. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park - Skagway

    Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park Skagway
    Much of Skagway is a historic district, with the building facades preserved as they were during the Gold Rush days. The red building on the right is the Klondike Gold Rush NHP Visitor Center, where you can catch a guided walking tour of town. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park Visitor Center

    Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park Visitor Center
    The Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park Visitor Center doesn't have many exhibits, but it does offer a book shop, walking tours of Skagway, ranger presentations, and a fantastic 30-minute film "Days of Adventure, Dreams of Gold.". © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Arctic Brotherhood Hall

    Arctic Brotherhood Hall
    This much-photographed building is faced with thousands of pieces of driftwood. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Entertainment in Skagway

    Entertainment in Skagway
    This old Eagles hall is now the theater for the "Days of '98 Show with Soapy Smith". © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Trail in Skagway

    Trail in Skagway
    This lovely trail and creek runs right behind Broadway, the main street of historic buildings in Skagway. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Soapy Smith's Parlor

    Soapy Smith's Parlor
    A National Park ranger leading a historic walking tour of Skagway Historic District, in front of Jefferson "Soapy" Smith's place of business. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Skagway Shops

    Skagway Shops
    The main street in Skagway has a number of shops and eateries for tourists. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Skagway Museum

    Skagway Museum
    The Skagway Museum has exhibits and films on city history, with highlights on the Klondike Gold Rush and World War II. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Red Onion Saloon in Skagway

    Red Onion Saloon in Skagway
    Red Onion Saloon in Skagway. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Mascot Saloon Exhibit and Moore House

    Mascot Saloon Exhibit and Moore House
    Mascot Saloon Exhibit and Moore House in Skagway. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Historic Golden North Hotel

    Historic Golden North Hotel
    Historic Golden North Hotel. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad

    White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad
    A view of the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad from aboard the Norwegian Pearl. This scenic railway is the most popular shore excursion from Skagway. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Railyard for the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad

    Railyard for the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad
    The railyard for the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad is located just outside the main section of town. You pass it if you walk or drive to the Gold Rush Cemetery. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Reid's Falls

    Reid's Falls
    Reid's Falls is just a short hike behind the Gold Rush Cemetery in Skagway. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Skagway Gold Rush Cemetery

    Skagway Gold Rush Cemetery
    The Skagway Gold Rush Cemetery includes the graves of Soapy Smith and Frank Reid, as well as many other graves from the gold rush era. Well worth a visit!. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Grave of Frank Reid

    Grave of Frank Reid
    This large marker in Skagway's Gold Rush Cemetery is the grave of Frank Reid, who killed Soapy Smith, and died from the same shootout. His marker reads "He gave his life for the honor of Skagway". © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Grave of "Soapy" Smith

    Grave of
    Grave of "Soapy" Smith, an infamous criminal and con man of Skagway's early days, who died in a shootout with Frank Reid. The grave is located in Skagway's Gold Rush Cemetery. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Skagway Centennial Statue

    Skagway Centennial Statue
    Skagway Centennial Statue. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Norwegian Pearl at Skagway

    Norwegian Pearl Docked at Skagway
    Norwegian Pearl Docked at Skagway. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Skagway Sightseeing Helicopters

    Skagway Sightseeing Helicopters
    View of helicopter sightseeing tours out of Skayway, taken from ship's sun deck. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Cruise Ships Docked in Skagway

    Cruise Ships Docked in Skagway
    Even though a total of 4 cruise ships were in Skagway that day, the small town didn't feel crowded. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Getting Off Ship in Skagway

    Getting Off Ship in Skagway
    A view of people leaving the Norwegian Pearl and walking towards the town of Skagway and the railroad station. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Skagway Shore Excursion Buses

    Skagway Shore Excursion Buses
    The shore excursion buses are located right where you get off the ship in Skagway. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Skagway Ferry Terminal

    Skagway Ferry Terminal
    Skagway Ferry Terminal. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    Marina in Skagway

    Marina in Skagway
    A view of the marina in Skagway, taken from the sun deck of the Norwegian Pearl. © Angela M. Brown (2007)
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    View of Skagway Alaska

    View of Skagway Alaska
    A view as the ship pulls away from Skagway in the late evening. © Angela M. Brown (2007)