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  • Flashback 1947; A banquet in the Blue Room of the Whitehorse Inn.

1983 Historical Photos

Alaska Highway

In 1946 the Canadian Army assumed the responsibility of maintaining the Alaska Highway succeeding the U.S. Army. General Volkes came to Whitehorse on an inspection trip. The commander based in Whitehorse was Brigadier Walsh. In the picture to the right is York Wilson, John Phelps, Bill Drury, Charlie Taylor, Bill Hamilton, Clyde Wann, Aubrey Simmons and Jack Elliott. In the background can be seen Volkes and Walsh.