'Mug Up sheds light on life inside canneries
June 9, 2022
Amongst the sounds of churning conveyor belts, rolling carts, and running rivers, a high pitched steam whistle blares, cutting through the noise-its time for mug up.
Coffee drips and silverware clatters with plates as tired workers gather for a moment of respite.
With eyes closed, hearing the symphony of industrial noise one might think they had walked inside an operating Alaskan cannery, but upon opening they would instead find a faithful recreation of cannery life inside the Alaska State Museum in Juneau.
The museum has a new exhibit on display from April 1 through October 8 that recreate...