In the early 1900s, Alaska's timber industry was booming. Rugged frontier lumberjacks toiled at work each day in one of North America's most grueling environments to harvest timber for our growing nation.
On this educational excursion you will:
- Hear the stories about how from remote logging camps up and down the coast of southeast Alaska, you could hear the pounding of the axe, the singing of the crosscut saw, and the cry of "Timber!"
- Learn hardy lumberjacks would gather each summer in the sawmill town of Ketchikan to compete against rival logging camps.
- Discover these fit, rugged men fought hard to take home the bragging rights of becoming the "Bull of the Woods."
- See that today these legends live on at the "Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show."
Note: The time frame on this tour gives you the opportunity to either take another tour or enjoy your day in Ketchikan.
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