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Iditarod Trail Shelter Cabins, Skwentna Crossing Shelter Cabin, Skwentna, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK



B&W Photos

HB689
South And East Sides

HB690
East Front

HB691
North And West Sides

HB692
Interior, West Wall

HB693
Barn, North Front

HB694
Barn, South And East Sides

HB695
Barn, Detail Of Notching, Southeast Corner


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Item Title


Location
Skwentna Crossing Shelter Cabin, Skwentna, AK

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS AK-5-A
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-4).
Significance: Located at Mile 218 on the Sweard-Iditarod-Nome Trail, the Skwentna Crossing Shelter Cabin replaced Joe McElroy and Jack Rimmer's roadhouse which was destroyed by fire ca. 1925. The Alaska Road Commission had this standard size (12' x 14') log structure built around 1930.

Subjects
Shelters


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH AND EAST SIDES
2. EAST FRONT
3. NORTH AND WEST SIDES
4. INTERIOR, WEST WALL
5. BARN, NORTH FRONT
6. BARN, SOUTH AND EAST SIDES
7. BARN, DETAIL OF NOTCHING, SOUTHEAST CORNER


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