December 5, 2019 admin

1951

Seward Highway is completed.

 

IMAGES:

  1. The Anchorage Daily Times October 16th, 1951 front cover announces the opening of the Seward Highway (Cooper Landing Historical Society)
  2. Seward Highway view of the Chugach Mountains and Turnagain Arm  on August 9th, 1952  (William O. L. Chinn photographs, 1951-1973. Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage. UAA-HMC-0620)
  3. A woman stands next to a sign at the “Y” junction of the Seward and Sterling Highway. (Harry and Norma Hoyt family papers, 1908-1989. Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.UAA-HMC-0988)
  4. Dedication ceremony in Girdwood honoring the completion of the Seward Highway on October 19, 1951, with Baird M.
    French, civil engineer in charge of construction of the highway, at the microphone. (Resurrection Bay Historical Society
    901.3.1)