National Geographic : 1930 Jul
Photograph by E.Andrews DAWSON IS THE METROPOLIS AND CAPITAL OP YUKON TERRITORY The gold-seeking Argonauts who swarmed down the "Trail of '98" and boomed Dawson into prosperityare gone. The air ofdesertion worn by the emptied cabins is depressing until one experiences the warm hospitality of the people. The traveleriscourteously treated byGovernment em ployees and the picturesque red coats of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police lend color. Steamer day is agala occasion, when the population seeks the excitement of the wharf and the Indians come up from a near-by village to watch the tourists (see, also, text, page 105).