There are a lot of significant events from 100 years ago that are
coming up on the Alaska Railroad calendar. The following is a series
of articles by Jonathan Fischer which describes a little about each of these
historic events. Feel free to send your write-ups for inclusion here as well.
Things were hopping in Alaska and in Washington DC 100 years
ago. About 100 years ago, on February 6, 1913, lame duck president
Howard Taft submitted the report of the Alaska Railroad Commission to Congress.
is a brief summary of the report, including anecdotal information
I've included from other sources.