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Digital Branch of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program

Jack Ferguson

Jack Ferguson

Jack Ferguson first came to Alaska during World War II when he was in the US Navy on the crew of a gasoline tanker delivering fuel in the Aleutian Islands. After the war, he went to Anchorage and immediately began work for the Alaska Railroad. He held a variety of jobs, including as a section crew member in Healy replacing ties and aligning track, a car oiler, a fireman in the engine on the Seward to Portage route, and an engineer based out of Fairbanks.

Jack Ferguson appears in the following new Jukebox projects: