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Iditarod Trail Shelter Cabins, Rhon River Shelter Cabin, Nikolai, Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, AK



B&W Photos

HB714
East Side And North Front

HB715
East Side

HB716
North Front

HB717
Northeast Corner, Detail Of Notching

HB718
Doghouse Ruins

HB719
Doghouse Ruins


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Item Title


Location
Rhon River Shelter Cabin, Nikolai vicinity, AK

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS AK-5-B
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-4).
Significance: After the roadhouse at Rhon River (now Tatina River) burned in May, 1924, travelers used the trapper's cabin/shelter cabin of Einar Carlson, a partner in the Rhon River Roadhouse. Carlson's Rhon River Shelter Cabin, later maintained by the Alaska Road Commission, was 305 miles along the trail from Seward.

Subjects
Shelters


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EAST SIDE AND NORTH FRONT
2. EAST SIDE
3. NORTH FRONT
4. NORTHEAST CORNER, DETAIL OF NOTCHING
5. DOGHOUSE RUINS
6. DOGHOUSE RUINS


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