National Geographic : 1982 Mar
Premier trade fur of the bay, arcticfox becomes a jacket at the Arctic Sewing Center (left), the only factory in Churchill.Here metis women-part Indian, part European-make clothing for store and catalog sales. A supply centerfor points north and the bay's western railhead,Churchillwith its 1,200 residents was denied its dream of becoming a bustling metropolis by high costs and low temperatures. October winds whip snow across the main street (below), crowded on a Friday payday. Automobiles come by train, the Muskeg Express.