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Our Longest Drive Episode Four Photo Gallery
Spectacular vistas the length of the Alaska Highway, a paved road the US Army Corps of Engineers built in record time during WWII.
Mike has a View, too
Vic hoists Mike up so that he can see the verdant scenery along the Alaska Highway. Theres tundra ahead.
Nah, its just a baby moose without a rack of antlers. Moose cause most driving fatalities because their bodies are the height of the windshield.
Uphill Climb from Here
Even the wildlife is finding that the road from here runs uphill. Were only five days from Inuvik.
Dan and Vic stand on the shores of Teslin Lake, a lake that runs 86 miles between British Columbia and the Yukon.
Sportinâ a Day-old Growth
Jim poses for a photo on the banks of Teslin Lake, an unlikely spot for a man who fears ledges.
A mirrored image of the mountains is reflected in the still waters of Teslin Lake, British Columbia.
You expect to see bison roaming on the prairie. But in British Columbia, they live among the trees.
Boulevard of Posted Dreams
You feel like a fool if you leave the Sign Post Forest in Watson Lake, Yukon without tacking a message to the walls.
Sign Post Forest
The first person to leave a souvenir was a homesick G.I. in 1942. Now there are over 75,000 signs.
In the Dot of the Dot.com
Jim had Vic drive his nail through the dot in the dot.com of the impromptu cardboard sign the golfers crafted.
Bridge over Peaceful Waters
Our Longest Drive continued past this viewing spot over the bridge into Teslin, Yukon and on to Skagway, Alaska.
Bennett Lake, Yukon
Skagway, Alaska up ahead ' Capital of the Klondike. (Note the dents in the safety rails at side of road.)
Traffic on the streets of Skagway, AK comes and goes with the arrival and departure of cruise ships.
Train Conductor Meets Mike
Dan is not giving anyone the finger in this shot taken on the White Pass & Yukon Railway platform. Train-happy traveler is glad to be here.
White Pass & Yukon Railway Train
Narrow-gauge train chugs up 3000 feet into the mountains between Alaska and Canada. Prospectors built the rails during the Klondike Gold Rush.
Vic, Dan, Jim and Mike had 1000 miles to drive when their RV reached Alaska, the last of seven US states that they visited.
Jack Londonâs Cabin
The sod on the roof provided warmth. The building on stilts was where The Call of the Wild author stored his food while wintering in Dawson City, YK.
Weathered Art at Pit Stop
Petrified tree trunk fronts a roadside restaurant near Fort Nelson, BC where Vic bought home-made pie for the cast and crew.
Discretion prevented Mikes cherry wood urn from being entered into the International Chainsaw Carving Championships in Chetwynd, British Columbia.
Dan, Mike and Jim awaiting the departure of the White Pass & Yukon Railway train from Skagway, AK, USA to Carcross, Yukon, Canada.
Its what all the tourists do in Whitehorse, capital city of the Yukon.
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