Bettles Evansville: Images

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image thumbnail Yukon Order of Pioneers 40 Mile 1895. Title taken from image. Image: Back row: Gordon Bettles, Pete McDonald, Barney Hill, Frank Buteau, Geo. Matlock, Al. Mayo, John Nelson, Billy Loyd, J. O'Donnel, L. LaFlem Center: Jas. Kenedy, H. Scales, Pete Nelson Front row: H. Hamilton Hart, Bill McPhee, N. Picotte, L.N. McQuestion, Frank Boker, Harry Rivers, Jo. Navarro. Alaska State Library Portrait File. Photographs. ASL.
image thumbnail Hickle [sic] ice road. Title taken from verso. View of trucks with materials bound for Bettles and Prospect Creek Camp on ice road (also known as Hickel Highway) during Trans-Alaska Pipeline construction in Interior Alaska. Also from verso: "Material enroute to Bettles and Prospect Camp." March 10, 1970. Photographer: Steve McCutcheon. Original photograph size: 8" x 10". AMRC. McCutcheon Collection;
image thumbnail In front of Bettles. Title by indexer. A sign on top of the boat reads "DOOLEY". Description from cataloger's notes. "This is the scow right there in front of Bettles." Jack? "He had a store in Bettles." Tishu V. Ulen collection;
image thumbnail James L. Anderson Title from verso. "By James L. Anderson photo Bettles, Alaska yr. Photo [reproduced] by Jerome Lardy June 1979. Kay J. Kennedy P.O. Box 80805 Fairbanks, Alaska 99708." Kay J. Kennedy Aviation Photograph Collection;
image thumbnail Job in Bettles. Title from verso. "Job in Bettles, 1962 Al Blackett." A color photograph of a camping area with a tent and various metal canisters and other cooking utensils scattered in front of the tent. Three men wearing work clothes and hard hats are seen standing around. Bruce Haldeman Papers, 1953-1989
image thumbnail Johansen, Woodrow interview (04/17/1985) 19 of 27 (4:15 min) (19 of 27)Haul Road -- Bettles Once they made it to Bettles they had to refit equipment. There was too much wind north of Bettles, canvas was okay for a while but had to build with more substantial metal and wood. Snow ramps to get to the river bottoms when too steep. Concerns with Anuktuvuk Pass Village. Oral History Interviews, Alaska & Polar Regions Collections;
image thumbnail Making road through Anaktuvuk Pass for a winter ice train from Bettles to Franklin Bluffs. Title taken from verso. View of crew with construction machinery making road through Anaktuvuk Pass in Brooks Range in Northern Alaska for travel between Bettles and Franklin Bluffs during Trans-Alaska Pipeline construction. March 30, 1974. Photographer: Steve McCutcheon. Original photograph size: 8" x 10". AMRC. McCutcheon Collection;
image thumbnail On top Beaver Co. Alaska. Title by indexer. Description from cataloger's notes. No names but the man on the right "had the store at Bettles"; writing on the front says "On Top - Beaver [or Bearer] - co. Alaska". Tishu V. Ulen collection;
image thumbnail Readying an equipment train for the ice road to Bettles. Title taken from verso. View of Trans-Alaska Pipeline workers loading manufactured building onto truck while preparing equipment train for travel on ice road (also known as Hickel Highway) to Bettles, Alaska. March 1970. Photographer: Steve McCutcheon. Original photograph size: 8" x 10". AMRC. McCutcheon Collection;
image thumbnail Standing on the Banks of the Yukon River. Title by indexer. Description from cataloger's notes. See the numbers on the photo: 1. Tishu (Stokes) Ulen; 2. Nellie McNeal "Little Nellie ... she stayed for the summer with us." 3. Jay ?; 4. Madame Melbourne; 5. Mrs. Brown; 6. Mary Smith. Photo shows them all standing on the banks of the Koyukon River at Bettles. The river scow has just left the bank and headed north, up the river. This particular boat is the next-to-last one of the season, in fall 1919. "We [Tishu and Nellie] are gonna go to school now." McNeal may be spelled "MacNeal" elsewhere in this collection. Tishu V. Ulen collection;
image thumbnail The "Four Corners" on the Hickle [sic] ice road. Title taken from verso. View of construction equipment at Four Corners, Alaska, located on ice road to Bettles (also called Hickel Highway), during Trans-Alaska Pipeline construction in Interior Alaska. March 1970. Photographer: Steve McCutcheon. Original photograph size: 8" x 10". AMRC. McCutcheon Collection;
image thumbnail uaf-2000-0148-00108 Eskimos and modern dog team pipeline to Bettles 1972.<br><br>Photo taken at the head of John River above Hunts Fork. Woodrow Johansen Papers
image thumbnail Up the John River from Bettles prior to completion of the Haul Road. Title taken from verso. Aerial view of trucks heading up frozen John River from Bettles before completion of Haul Road in Interior Alaska, during Trans-Alaska Pipeline construction. March 29, 1974. Photographer: Steve McCutcheon. Original photograph size: 10" x 8". AMRC. McCutcheon Collection;
image thumbnail Welcome sign at Bettles Field, Alaska. View of welcome sign at Bettles Field, Alaska. Sign reads: "Welcome to Bettles Field, Alaska. 66 [degrees]-54' N. 151 [degrees]-31' W. 35 miles north of the Arctic Circle. Population 51. Elevation 665'. Lowest recorded temp[erature] Jan. 1947 -65 [degrees]. Highest recorded temp[erature] July. 1955 +92 [degrees]. Highest recorded snowfall 1950-51 116.6 in[ches]. Highest recorded mo[nthly] snowfall Oct. 1945 35.4". Average annual mean temp[erature] 21.0 [degrees]. Contact your Wien Alaska Airlines agent for some of Alaska's best hunting & fishing." June 1961. Photographer: Ward W. Wells. Original photograph size: 8" x 10". AMRC. Ward Wells Collection;
image thumbnail Welcome to Bettles Field, Alaska. Winter view of buildings at Bettles Field, Alaska, with sign at right and truck at left. 1950-1965? Photographer: Noel Wien. Original photograph size: 8 1/8" x 10". AMRC. Wien Collection;
image thumbnail Wien lodge, Bettles, Alaska. Title taken from verso. Airline pilots and others outside Wien Alaska Airlines lodge in Bettles, Alaska, with laundry on line at left and fuel storage tank at right. Sign on building reads: "Wien Alaska Airlines." Sign on bench reads: "Courtesy of Wien Alaska Airlines, Inc." June 1961. Photographer: Ward W. Wells. Original photograph size: 8" x 10". AMRC. Ward Wells Collection;
image thumbnail Group of children. Title by cataloger. "Bettles, De Cassembert, George, Rosa." [Probably near Cos Jacket. See also UAF-1991-46-635.] Frederick B. Drane Collection;
image thumbnail Green's Camp at 4 Corners on the ice road. Title taken from verso. View of airplane, manufactured buildings, and trucks at Green's Camp at Four Corners on ice road (Hickel Highway) near Bettles, Alaska, during Trans-Alaska Pipeline construction. Also from verso: "West to Bettles, north to Wiseman and east to Prospect Camp site." March 12, 1970. Photographer: Steve McCutcheon. Original photograph size: 8" x 10". AMRC. McCutcheon Collection;
image thumbnail The 1928 Alaska Tour (23) by Governor George A. Parks, Major Malcolm Elliott, Mr. R.J. Sommers, Territorial Hwy Engineer. Wide view of Bettles, Alaska, looking across the Koyukuk River. Album caption: Bettles from aviation field. George A. Parks. Photographs, 1911-1933. ASL-PCA-240
image thumbnail The 1928 Alaska Tour (24) by Governor George A. Parks, Major Malcolm Elliott, Mr. R.J. Sommers, Territorial Hwy Engineer. Airplane and group of men, women, and children. Album caption: Aviation field at Wiseman. George A. Parks. Photographs, 1911-1933. ASL-PCA-240
image thumbnail Beaded Gloves One pair of leather work gloves that have a beaded section on the front, bordered with brown beaver fur. The beadwork design shows two flowers at the top and a bush plane below. There is a white background and the section is bordered with red and white beads. The beadwork is done on white felt. Measures 29 x 19 cm each.<br><br> Ethnology;
image thumbnail Bear Claw Necklace String necklace strung with bear claws and white plastic beads. Bear claws have holes drilled near base of claw. Claws are filled with different material, including a green putty ? , white putty ? and a grey putty ?. Some are polished to shine. There is one tooth, maybe bear tooth ?. There are 50 claws and one tooth. Dimensions: 43 x 13 x 4 cm. Ethnology;
image thumbnail Bennett-Rodebaugh Co., Inc. Title by indexer."Bennett-Rodebaugh Co., Inc. Airplane Service Fairbanks, Alaska Chas. L. Thompson, Mgr. Passenger and express rates--1928." This card lists the destinations (to and from Fairbanks) and prices for the Bennett-Rodenbaugh Company. Hand-written at the bottom of the card: "Bennett Rodebaugh schedule 1928" and "Noel Wien Photo". Destinations include: Livengood, Chena Hot Springs, Nenana, Palmer Creek, Manley Hot Springs, Circle Hot Springs, Circle City, Beaver, Kantishna, Minchumina, American Creek, Tanana, Rampart, Fort Yukon, Bettles, Wiseman, Ruby, Chandalar, Eagle, Tetlin Lake, McGrath, Tacotna, Ophir, Flat, Iditarod, Sleitmut, Nulato, Bethel, Nome, and Kotzebue. Kay J. Kennedy Aviation Photograph Collection;
image thumbnail Cat train on the Hickle [sic] ice road stops for night to repair and refuel - train enroute to Bettles. Title taken from verso. View of men with train of Caterpillar construction vehicles on ice road (also called Hickel Highway) stopping while bound for Bettles, Alaska, during Trans-Alaska Pipeline construction. Truck at left carries manufactured housing. March 1970. Photographer: Steve McCutcheon. Original photograph size: 8" x 10". AMRC. McCutcheon Collection;
image thumbnail Cat train passing thru Anatuvak [sic] Pass enroute Bettles to Happy Valley pipe line camp. Title taken from verso. View of Caterpillar vehicles and trucks in Anaktuvuk Pass enroute from Bettles, Alaska to Happy Valley pipeline construction camp during Trans-Alaska Pipeline construction. March 1974. Photographer: Steve McCutcheon. Original photograph size: 8" x 10". AMRC. McCutcheon Collection;

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