Tagged: Matanuska Valley

Navy gambled on Chickaloon coal and lost

  Chickaloon bunkhouse at Alpine Historical Park   Chickaloon is a small community located just off the Glenn Highway, about 75 miles northeast of Anchorage. Prior to Western contact the area was occupied by...

Matanuska Experiment Farm survives government ups and downs

Manager’s house at Matanuska Experiment Farm in 1918. The drawing is based on a photograph in the Alaska Engineering Commission collection at the Anchorage Museum. The Matanuska Experiment Farm, located 38 miles northeast of Anchorage...