Tageesh: wolverine of the north
Ed Borders Film collection
Ed Borders (Filmmaker)
Filmed during Ed Borders' ski trip from Fairbanks to Hazleton, British Columbia. He travels through wilderness on one of the proposed routes for the Alcan Highway. Contains some title frames and map references Footage includes Donald MacDonald with a map, aerial views of mountains, a gold placer mining operation, gold clean-up, a small cat train, cross country skiing, dog mushing, a trapper and camp, cabins in winter, a Pacific Alaskan Airways (PAA) airplane landing, a woman with a dog team, a PAA airplane taking off, a man and woman with a dog team, camp cooking, a hunter on snowshoes, glaciers, sunsets, an Native camp, mountain sheep, an animal kill site, a village with cabins, hitching up freight sleds and dog teams, skiing, a village, Native children playing on skis, a camp, wilderness scenes, a pack dog, a title frame reading "April 23... 91 days from Fairbanks," camping, travel with pack dogs, mountains, a group of people and cars, the U.S. Border in Washington State, Seattle, and Donald MacDonald typing.
16mm film; color; silent
WildernessMountainsGold miningGold mining equipmentSkiingDogsleddingTrappersCampsCabinsAirplanesSnowshoes & snowshoeingGlaciersSunrises & sunsetsVillagesCampingBoundaries
AlaskaOutside -- Not in AlaskaInterior Alaska
Alaska Film Archives, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks
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