Aerial View of Seward

Aerial View of Seward Alaska


Stock #: 197383
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Seward
State: Alaska (AK)
County: Kenai Peninsula
Publisher: C. T. AMERICAN ART
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Located on Resurrection Bay, with one of the largest and best harbors on the Pacific Coast, opening through Harding Gateway directly into the sea. Seward is the transfer point to the Westward-to the Cold Bay Oil Fields and the "Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes." It is the southern terminus of the Alaska Railroad and the transfer point for interior travel and supplies. located on Kenai Peninsula, the "big-game" hunter's paradise, it is the outfitting point for such expeditions. For the tourist, it is connected by automobile highway with many glaciers, lakes and rivers, in which every species of trout abound. Resorts and equipment will be found at Kenai Lake for the recreation of the traveler. One of the most beautiful scenic sections of the "McKinley Park Route" surrounds Seward. The Town of Seward bears the name of the man whose foresight and judgment resulted in the purchase of Alaska from Russia in the year 1867 for $7,200,00.00. Seward is located approximately 1,844 miles north west of Seattle. It is noted as being a placer, quartz mining, and fishing center