WEST JUNEAU WEEKLY PICTURE A Distant View of Gastineau Peak on Mt. Roberts Left foreground: Sitka Spruce spires; Right Foreground: Mountain Hemlock. Picture by David Kent, 8:36 p.m. ADT, August 12, 2013 A.D., © 2013 A.D.
WEST JUNEAU WEEKLY PICTURE Gastineau Peak and the top of Snowslide Creek after Avalanche Control Work On the afternoon of Monday, April 13th, the Alaska State Department of Transportation and Public Facilities performed avalanche control work on Mt. Roberts above Thane Road using a 105-mm Howitzer located at the old Treadwell Mine site on Douglas … Continue reading "Smudges on Mt. Roberts"
WEST JUNEAU WEEKLY PICTURE Gastineau Peak on Mt. Roberts, a Steam Power Plant, and a Dock Just left of center is Gastineau Peak (3,666 ft.). The Alaska Juneau Gold Mining Co. (AJ) Auxiliary Steam Power Plant built in A.D. 1916 is at the lower left. Along the shore of Gastineau Channel at the Juneau harbor … Continue reading "Gastineau Peak on Mt. Roberts, a Steam Power Plant, and a Dock"
WEST JUNEAU WEEKLY PICTURE Snow Blowing on Mt. Roberts Snow is blowing on Mt. Roberts at the top of the Snowslide Creek drainage; a portion of Gold Ridge is on the top left, and the snow is streaming off Gastineau Peak in the center with only a tiny part of the peak being visible. Temperature … Continue reading "Snow Blowing on Mt. Roberts"