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Перегон White Pass & Yukon Route, USA

From series “The most dangerous railroads in the world”
Year: 1889.

White Pass & Yukon Route railroad connects the city of Whitehorse in Canada to Skagway, in the United States. The total length of the railway system is 175 kilometres, and the most dangerous part of it lies in Alaska. This specific section attracts thrill-seekers from all over the world.

Перегон White Pass & Yukon Route, USA The construction of the railroad took place in 1889 during the Gold Rush. The route of the entire railway line on the Canadian side is considered a construction and engineering attraction of global importance. For complexity and a unique character of its construction this line has no equal in the world. The route runs along the dangerous roughterrain area, the height of some cliffs reaches 3000 meters.

On the 32-km rail line several bridges passing over deep gorges and cliffs are found. Some bridge supports are still made of wood. The extended railway bridges are followed by narrow and dark tunnels, followed again by beautiful and at the same time frightening mountain scenery. If you’re not scared away by the prospect of taking a ride on a train over the fragile and narrow wooden bridges, you should definitely discover the peculiarities of the railway White Pass & Yukon Route personally. Next - Железная дорога Трен-а-лас-Нубес


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Best hotels near White Pass & Yukon Route

Bear Track Inn

Located in 115 km from White Pass & Yukon Route
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Rooms: 14
The spacious rooms at Bear Track Inn include down comforters and pillows. Each room has a private bathroom that is stocked with a soft bathrobe, bath … More: photo, rates and booking
Wild Alaska Inn

Located in 116 km from White Pass & Yukon Route
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Rooms: 6
Shared bathroom facilities are available for all guest rooms at Wild Alaska Inn. Free Wi-Fi is available in all rooms. Guests can relax on the wooden … More: photo, rates and booking
Gustavus Inn at Glacier Bay

Located in 118 km from White Pass & Yukon Route
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Rooms: 14
A vegetable garden is on site at the Gustavus Inn at Glacier Bay. Brochures and local travel information is available for guest convenience. The … More: photo, rates and booking
Extended Stay America - Juneau - Shell Simmons Drive

Located in 128 km from White Pass & Yukon Route
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Rooms: 95
Every kitchen at Extended Stay America - Juneau is equipped with a stove , microwave and a fridge. The hotel also provides guests with laundry and … More: photo, rates and booking

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