Write 15 page essay on the topic WHITE PASS AND YUKON RAILWAY (CANADA/US).
A viewpoint on building WP&YR in modern times follows the report on construction details.
As the discovery of gold on 16 August 1896 triggered the rush of gold miner prospectors from Seattle and San Francisco to the Klondike region of Yukon, these hopeful contenders used the White Pass to explore the region in search of gold. Thomas White, the Canadian interior minister gave the name to this pass.
The White Pass situated at a height of almost 3000 feet passes through the boundary ranges of coastal mountains of USA in the state of Alaska that borders British Columbia in Canada. The headwater of Yukon River has chain of lakes that include Bennett, Lindeman and Crater lakes The white Pass connects the Skagway borough in Alaska USA to these lakes.