[Rockney Family films part 3]
Rockney Family collection
Two smaller film reels were combined to make this item. Reel 1 is labeled “Whitehorse” and contains scenes of Whitehorse in the Yukon Territory, sternwheeler riverboats and an airplane on floats on the Yukon River, Riverboat Aksala, railroad tracks, the church at Bennett Lake in Yukon Territory, glaciers, people with a wooden canoe and camping and fishing supplies, and people hiking with packs. Reel 2 is an edited film labeled “Pictorial of Alaska” which contains descriptive title screens and scenes of life in Alaska such as travel along a river, dog mushers and dogs, an airplane on skis landing and being met by horses pulling a sled, a woman and a girl with flowers, Winter Carnival scenes in Fairbanks, a dredge and hydraulic giant, a mining community, girls playing with a puppy in a yard, women and a man walking among flowers, Fairbanks homes, university graduation scenes in Fairbanks, a man with a small child, two small children (twins?) with toys in the snow, a family cross-country skiing, children playing on the Davidson Ditch pipeline, a family at a house, and a sunset over a cabin community.
16mm film; b&w; color; silent
Stern wheelersAirplanesRailroad tracksChurchesGlaciersCanoesHikingDogsDogsleddingHorsesSleds & sleighsFlowersPipelinesHydraulic miningWinter carnivalsDredges
AlaskaOutside -- Not in AlaskaInterior Alaska
Alaska Film Archives, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks
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