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Yesterday's News


August 26, 1916 – The probable establishment of a new freight service to Southeastern Alaska was announced last week by the Washington Tug and Barge Company. The plan is to handle the freight on covered scows, to be towed north, and to make a specialty of calling at

places off the regular steamer lines, as well as Ketchikan, Wrangell, Petersburg, and Juneau.

August 29, 1941 – A fifteen minute blast of the whistle of the PAF cannery was the signal last Tuesday night that the

last can had come off the

line for this year. It has been a

good season and a record

pack of an estimated 300...

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