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Chilkoot Pass Avalanche - April 3, 1898

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Photograph of rescuers lifting a body out of the snow, Chilkoot Trail, April 3, 1898

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Recovering the dead, Chilkoot Trail, April 3, 1898

Photograph of climbers with large packs on their backs on the side of a snow-covered mountain, Chilkoot Pass, 1898

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Gold prospectors climbing to the summit of Chilkoot Pass, 1898

Photograph of a large cache of prospectors' supplies and packs stored in the mountains at Chilkoot Pass, 1898

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Supplies and packs stored on Chilkoot Pass, 1898

Photograph of several prospectors climbing a mountain slope in the Chilkoot Pass, circa 1897

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Prospectors on a mountain slope near the Chilkoot summit, circa 1897

Photograph showing tarpaper shacks housing saloons, hotels and stores at the base of a mountain, 1898

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Sheep Camp, 1898

Photograph of a camp at the summit of Chilkoot Pass, April 1898

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Summit of Chilkoot Pass, April 1898

Photograph of prospectors talking on the trail over the summit, Chilkoot Pass, 1897-1898

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Trail over the summit, Chilkoot Pass, 1897-1898

Photograph of people and dogsleds on the Chilkoot Pass summit during a snowstorm, 1898

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Snowstorm on the Chilkoot Pass summit, 1898

Photograph of people on a snow-covered mountain with sleds full of supplies, Chilkoot Pass, 1898

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Boundary line, Chilkoot Pass, 1898

Photograph of a single line of climbers that winds all the way from the snow-covered base to the summit, Chilkoot Pass, 1898 or 1899

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Packers ascending the summit, Chilkoot Pass, 1898 or 1899

Photograph of a crowd of prospectors arriving at a camp via the Chilkoot Pass

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Chilkoot Pass

Photograph of prospectors with packs on their backs, ascending the Chilkoot Pass, circa 1898 or 1899

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Prospectors ascending the slope of the Chilkoot Pass, circa 1898 or 1899