WEST JUNEAU WEEKLY PICTURE Manson Contruction’s Derrick Scandia in the Juneau Harbor This and Manson Contruction’s smaller Andrew were used in the construction this past fall, winter, and spring of the new south floating berth to accommodate Panamax sized cruise ships. On the right is the lower terminal of the Mt. Roberts Tramway and on … Continue reading "The Larger of the Derricks"
WEST JUNEAU WEEKLY PICTURE A view from the Skywalkers Nightclub, Deck 17, on the Diamond Princess The ship is docked at the South Franklin Dock. In the foreground from front to back: Intermediate Vessel Float, Taku Smokeries Ice House, Port/Customs Building, Mt. Roberts Tramway lower terminal, and the Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau Visitor’s Center … Continue reading "A view from the Diamond Princess in Juneau – Part 2"
WESTJUNEAU WEEKLY PICTURE A view from the Skywalkers Nightclub, Deck 17, on the Diamond Princess The ship is docked at the South Franklin Dock. The AJ Rock Dump with the Taku Oil Facility, Gastineau Channel, and Douglas Island are visible. The greenish cast is from the tint of the windows. Picture by O. Richard (Dick) … Continue reading "A view from the Diamond Princess in Juneau – Part 1"
WEST JUNEAU WEEKLY PICTURE The Sun Princess and the AJ Rock Dump at the foot of Mt. Roberts The Sun Princess is moored at the A.J. Dock. The Taku Oil facility (white tanks) and the Delta Western facility (green tanks) are on the left, Alaska Marine Lines is along the shore on the right. The … Continue reading "The Sun Princess and the AJ Rock Dump at the foot of Mt. Roberts"
WEST JUNEAU WEEKLY PICTURE A Passenger Jet Flying Non-Stop from the Lower 48 to Anchorage Lower left: Mt. Juneau and a tiny bit of Mt. Juneau Ridge; Lower right: Mt. Roberts. Picture by David Kent, 1:46 p.m. AST, December 10, 2015 A.D., © 2015 A.D.