5. Day 4 - Skagway Page 2 of 4
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Our presenter was very effusive and sometimes funny as she explained the history of Skagway.
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The Railroad Building in downtown Skagway, just across the street from the little theater we just came out of.
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A panoramic view of the town of Skagway taken from the overlook stop on our bus tour.
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A telephoto shot of the mountain peaks rising above the town of Skagway.
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A zoomed telephoto shot of the beautiful mountain peaks rising above the town of Skagway.
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A mountain peak peeking through the clouds over the town of Skagway.
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There! Sailing in front of the cloud is a Bald Eagle.
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The town of Skagway with the airport runway in the foreground as taken from the overlook on our bus tour.
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Looking down at Skagway Harbor from the overlook. Our ship is the big white one.
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A telephoto shot of our ship at the dock in Skagway Harbor taken from the overlook.
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As we were leaving the overlook to get back on the bus, we saw this restored antique car which was another shore excursion option - a VIP private tour.
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On our next stop on our scenic bus tour, we came to the famous Skagway Cemetery, where our tour guides told us the story of the shoot out between Jefferson R. Smith and Frank H. Reid in July 1898.
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One of the fancier old graves in the Skagway Cemetery.
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An old grave in the Skagway Cemetery.
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A large tombstone in the Skagway Cemetery.
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One of the tour guides telling the story of the shootout in Skagway in 1898.
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The grave of Jefferson R. Smith, the outlaw victim of the shootout in July 1898.
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One of the tour guides posing at the large tombstone of Frank Reid, the "good guy" victim of the shootout in July 1898.
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A close up of the engraving on the tombstone of Frank H. Reid.
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The White Pass & Yukon Route train station on the edge of downtown Skagway.
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A snowplow engine, coal tender, and caboose on display in the park on the edge of downtown Skagway.
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The plaque for the Skagway Continental Statue erected in 1997.
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The Skagway Continental Statue erected in 1997.
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A view down Main Street in downtown Skagway.

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