National Geographic : 1949 Oct
Elaine G., a Stern-wheeler, Plies Between Fairbanks and Yukon Ports. Shallow DraftLets Her "Walk" over Sand Bars Each spring this craft churns down the Chena and Tanana Rivers to the Yukon, hauling passengers and barge freight toisolated trading posts. Elaine G.draws only 18 inches of water. To ease passage around sharp bends, barges are pushed rather than towed. () National Geoeraohic Society 517 Anon ,ninv hnro.,,.,<.