The Larger of the Derricks

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Manson Contruction’s Derrick Scandia in the Juneau Harbor

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 the Channel side of it is part of the new construction for the south floating berth

Picture by David Kent, 7:08 p.m. ADT, April 18, 2016 A.D., © 2016 A.D.

10:46 AM February 18, 2014

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10:46 AM February 18, 2014

10:46 AM February 18, 2014.

Mountains left to right: Mt. Juneau with Cape Horn in the upper center of picture, snow covered Mt. Juneau Ridge, and Mt. Roberts. Portion of Downtown Juneau from left to right: Foodland Shopping Center Annex building; above the Foodland Annex is the PCL Construction Services tower crane being used in the construction of the new State Library, Archives, and Museum building; visible behind the crane is the State Capitol; next is the Mendenhall Apartments building, the State Office Building, and the Court Plaza Building; the top left corner of the Baranof Hotel is visible at the far right. Below the State Office Building is the Capital Community Broadcasting Building (KTOO et al) which is the former RCA Alascom toll center.

Picture by David Kent, 10:46 a.m. AST, February 18, 2014 A.D., © 2014 A.D.

A Yellow-Green Glow

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A Yellow-Green Glow

A Yellow-Green Glow.

Left to right: Sitka Spruce, new power pole installed August 1st by Chatham Electric for AEL&P, Mt. Roberts (with the Mt. Roberts Tramway in operation), and the Marine Park Parking Garage and Downtown Library left of center behind the Alaska Steamship Dock along the Juneau Harbor and Gastineau Channel. Holland America Line’s Westerdam is at the Cruise Ship Terminal and the Celebrity Solstice is in the Channel. Mountain hemlocks are on the right.

Picture by David Kent, 6:54 p.m. ADT, September 2, 2013 A.D., © 2013 A.D.

The Skeleton of the Juneau Federal Building

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The Skeleton of the Juneau Federal Building

The Skeleton of the Juneau Federal Building.

From left to right: Standard Oil (Chevron) Pier, Heintzleman Ridge in the far distance, the Federal Building under construction, Russian trawler “Orel” at the (U.S.) Government Dock, the Subport Building behind the vessel with a tiny bit of the Highlands visible above it on the lower slope of Mt. Juneau; and off the upper right corner of the Subport Building, the Fosbee Apartments on the hill in the distance.

Picture by Doug Schonour, Summer of 1964 A.D., © 2013 A.D. by Doug Schonour