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Ice Roads (2)

After posting “Ice Roads (1)”, I came across this article, courtesy of Alan Bailey at Petroleum News. It gives a little more detail. Northern Alaska‚Äôs vanishing highways Evolving ice road construction techniques are enabling oil companies to adapt to varying … Continue reading

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Ice Roads (1)

There seems to be some interest in ice roads, no doubt due to the cable TV show “Ice Road Truckers”. That show takes place in Canada. Here in Alaska there are a few differences. Here’s a short primer on Alaskan … Continue reading

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Ice Road Truckers

Just saw an advertisement for “Ice Road Truckers” on the History Channel. Looks like a variation on the Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch” except with trucks instead of fishing boats. Winter travel on the slope in winter is mostly done on … Continue reading

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