by: Jim and Nancy Lethcoe
Valdez Gold Rush Trails of 1898-99
The story of the1898 gold rush over the Valdez Glacier trail to the purported gold fields of the Copper River area. The story of the founding of Valdez. The search for an unglaciated "All-American" route to the interior gold fields and the beginnings of the military trail that would become the Richardson highway.