Rock Doves all in a row

WEST JUNEAU WEEKLY PICTURE Rock Doves all in a row In the background: Gastineau Channel – Juneau Harbor, the South Franklin Street waterfront, and Mt. Roberts. The powerlines with the visible insulators haven’t been used by the power company since July 10, 1983 after the 1982 West Juneau Substation was converted to 69KV. This section … Continue reading "Rock Doves all in a row"

Smudges on Mt. Roberts

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"