Friday, October 19, 2012

Fairbanks, Alaska



We wrap up Boom Town week with this picture from Fairbanks, Alaska in the early 1900's. Fairbanks was one of the Boom Towns that came out of the Alaskan Gold Rush. It looks pretty darn cold to me.

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  1. Look there, a soup kitchen on skies.
    You missed your chance to combine the two - BOOM TOwN and a SOUP KITCHEN

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  2. The man closest to the camera is snugged up against that heater or moter to get some of the heat. Reminds me of me rotating in front of a space heater as I broil on the side facing it and freeze on the other side. West Texas can be cold but I suspect that the temperature at that location is probably less than 0 degrees. The horse seems to be taking it well, though.

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  3. Some really great pictures this week. I like the Old West photos but I'm not crazy about pictures from Alaska in the winter time, reminds me of what's on the way. They never look too happy standing out there in the cold.

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  4. Cold in Fairbanks? Oh, it is, it is, in winter.

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  5. Looks too cold to me. I'm glad I live in a more temperate area.

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  6. I'll take sunny Florida anytime...thanks !

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