National Geographic : 1943 Feb
U. S.Army Engineers At Dawson Creek, Railroad's End, American Troops Pour off Train, Shoulder Full Packs,and March offinto the Wilderness Fresh from the United States, these engineers will not see another town until they reach Whitehorse, some 1,000 roadmiles northwest. Totheir right rise grain elevators; to left stretch typical Canadian wheatlands. Country beyond Dawson Creek, though arable, has lacked marketing roads. The Alcan Highway will bring new settlers.