Journey through Alaska
These places were the settings for Jack London’s books.
Route: Skagway (USA) -> Fraser (Canada)
Duration: 1 hr. 45 min. 13 sec.
Video by: TRAINVIDEO
Skagway is a first-class borough in Alaska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 920. The population doubles in the summer tourist season in order to deal with more than 900,000 visitors. The port of Skagway is a popular stop for cruise ships, and the tourist trade is a big part of the business of Skagway.
Fraser, British Columbia is a location on the Klondike Highway in northwestern British Columbia. It has no permanent residents or businesses. A Canada Border Services Agency port of entry is located here, along with a Yukon territorial government highway maintenance camp and a privately owned micro-hydro project that provides power. Housing in the area is rented out for customs employees and highway workers.